December 21, 2000 |
Wall Street's latest woes are making a bad situation worse in many already-battered foreign stock markets. Share prices tumbled in Europe and Latin America in tandem with the U.S. market's drop. Before U.S. trading began Wednesday, Asian markets had slumped, anticipating a weak U.S. opening. Asian markets fell further early today. European shares ended at their weakest since early February as investors dumped tech issues while digesting the Federal Reserve's warning Tuesday that the U.S.