U.S. stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, with the S&P 500 falling by its largest margin in nearly seven weeks. Investors turned skittish as they fretted about falling commodity prices and concerns about global growth.
The identity is a mystery, but someone who provided important information to regulators in a securities fraud enforcement action is suddenly $30 million richer thanks to a federal whistle-blower law.
Airline passengers who say they are increasingly feeling the squeeze now have a new number to quantify their pain: $899.5 million.
On Monday, a large crowd of people gathered in Manhattan to protest the financial system they say plays a key role in climate change.
... * Chinese growth worries hit stocks. * U.S. dollar gives up some recent gains, Aussie dollar falls. * G20 finance chiefs warn of excessive risk in markets.