The stock market plunged temporarily while Europe heard of an earthquake in the DC area. Seriously, these guys are more jumpy than OJ around cops.
19.12 Reports are coming in of an earthquake in the US, which seems to have momentarily upset the Dow Jones index. Earlier it appeared that nothing could subdue the US markets – not poor factory data or new homes figures.
The Chicago Tribune reports that the earthquake was magnitude 6.0, so hopefully injuries and damage will be low. We’ll bring you more as we hear it.