The Global Financial Crisis

Passers-by are reflected on a window displaying share prices in Tokyo September 30, 2008. The Nikkei average slid 4.1 percent to hit a three-year closing low on Tuesday after U.S. lawmakers rejected a $700 billion bailout plan for the financial system.
Issei Kato / Reuters

Time for Reflection
Pedestrians walk by a window displaying the Nikkei share prices in Tokyo on Sept. 30, 2008.

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