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#BlackMonday Is Trending on Twitter

Whoosh.

Has Selloff Delayed the Fed and Put Stocks on Sale?

You know it's bad when the massive declines in markets across the globe causes #BlackMonday to start trending on Twitter. 

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Meanwhile, the slightly less exciting "Stock Markets" began trending on Facebook. 

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In case you missed it, the U.S. markets got crushed on Friday, ending the week down roughly five percent. That selloff is continuing this morning with Dow Jones futures pointing to a decline of more than 600 points at the open. 

Chinese stocks were also plunging, sinking the most since 2007 with an 8.5 percent decline. 

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All but four shares in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index fell as the gauge deepened its plunge after its worst week in four years. Germany’s DAX Index sank more than 3 percent, down 21 percent from its peak.

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