by Justin Spittler
Stocks around the world are in free fall.
As you may have heard, global stock markets crashed on Friday. Here are the final numbers from the massive selloff:
— The S&P 500 closed the day down 3.6%. It was the worst day for U.S. stocks since August.
— The Nikkei 225, Japan’s version of the S&P 500, plunged 7.9%. It was worst day for Japanese stocks since 2011.