A lunchtime look at the stock market & world uncertainty

Posted By on November 23, 2010

dow11000_101123aThe financial markets are on edge and trading lower today after a skirmish between North Korea and South Korea saw missiles being exchanged. The previous negative news over euro-zone debt is being overshadowed by this latest tension, but some economist point to a glimmer for a rebound in the U.S. economy do to economic growth that slightly beat expectations.

In the morning financial markets, sell seems to be the most appropriate action. The DOW is struggling to stay above 11,000 seeing gains over the past couple months erode over the world’s woes.

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Korea: A surveillance camera caught the missile strike (left) and smoke rises (right).

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