In Europe, Asia, Stocks Fall Amid U.S. Economy Worries Later today, President Obama is expected to sign the bill to avert a U.S. debt default. Despite Obama's actions, there is still concern the U.S. credit rating could be downgraded.
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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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