In Europe, Asia, Stocks Fall Amid U.S. Economy Worries
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Later today President Obama's expected to sign the bill to avert a U.S. debt default, but it hasn't eased concerns across the globe. In Europe and Asia stocks fell this morning amid worries about the U.S. economy, and there are still worries that the U.S. credit rating could be downgraded.
Treasury secretary Tim Geithner told ABC in an interview this morning that he was concerned that world confidence in the United States has been damaged by what he called this spectacle.
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