A pedestrian walks past the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York

 
A pedestrian walks past the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York
A pedestrian walks past the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York, October 6, 2008. Stocks slid more than 6 percent on Monday, with the Dow diving to its lowest level in almost five years, on fears the global economy was hurtling into recession despite government efforts to contain the fast-spreading financial crisis. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (UNITED STATES)