Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

 
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 17, 2008. U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as initial enthusiasm over the Federal Reserve's interest rate cut faded and investors focused on weak financial results and the dismal economic outlook. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES)