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Global Stocks Tumble After China Slowdown Sparks Fear

An investor observes the stock market at an exchange hall on August 21, 2015 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
An investor observes the stock market at an exchange hall on August 21, 2015 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Signs of a sharp slowdown in China have shaken investors, leading to a global sell-off and a sharp slide for the world markets. A week after Beijing made the surprise move to devalue its currency, new numbers show China’s factory activity fell to a six-year low.

How is the rest of the world reacting? And what else is sending stocks into a tailspin? Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd speaks to Mike Regan of Bloomberg News.

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