Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the opening bell, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. World stock markets plunged on Monday after China's main index sank 8.5 percent amid deepening fears over the health of the world's second-largest economy.
Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the opening bell, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. World stock markets plunged on Monday after China's main index sank 8.5 percent amid deepening fears over the health of the world's second-largest economy. Richard Drew AP
Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the opening bell, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. World stock markets plunged on Monday after China's main index sank 8.5 percent amid deepening fears over the health of the world's second-largest economy. Richard Drew AP

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