×

IN THE NEWS TODAY

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq each lost more than 6 percent in August, heading into September which a long history of being the worst-performing month of the year for stocks. The S&P and Nasdaq had their worst months in more than three years. (CNBC)

China's manufacturing sector showed a further loss of momentum—pushing the recently-battered Shanghai compositedown 1.3 percent at the close after tumbling as much as 5 percent earlier. (CNBC)

Japanese stocks were harder hit on the day, with the Nikkei average tanking nearly 4 percent. Stocks in Europe were feeling the heat too, with the markets in Germany, the U.K., and France off more than 2 percent. (CNBC)

BY THE NUMBERS

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq each lost more than 6 percent in August, heading into September which a long history of being the worst-performing month of the year for stocks. The S&P and Nasdaq had their worst months in more than three years. (CNBC)

New data today on China's manufacturing sector showed a further loss of momentum—pushing the recently-battered Shanghai compositedown 1.3 percent at the close after tumbling as much as 5 percent earlier. (CNBC)

Japanese stocks were harder hit on the day, with the Nikkei average tanking nearly 4 percent. Stocks in Europe were feeling the heat too, with the markets in Germany, the U.K., and France off more than 2 percent. (CNBC)

STOCKS TO WATCH

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq each lost more than 6 percent in August, heading into September which a long history of being the worst-performing month of the year for stocks. The S&P and Nasdaq had their worst months in more than three years. (CNBC)

New data today on China's manufacturing sector showed a further loss of momentum—pushing the recently-battered Shanghai compositedown 1.3 percent at the close after tumbling as much as 5 percent earlier. (CNBC)

Japanese stocks were harder hit on the day, with the Nikkei average tanking nearly 4 percent. Stocks in Europe were feeling the heat too, with the markets in Germany, the U.K., and France off more than 2 percent. (CNBC)

WATERCOOLER

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq each lost more than 6 percent in August, heading into September which a long history of being the worst-performing month of the year for stocks. The S&P and Nasdaq had their worst months in more than three years. (CNBC)