Video: World stocks sink on U.S. recession fears Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 9:53AM EDT Last updated Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 9:53AM EDT World stock markets plummeted Friday amid signs of a possible U.S. recession and renewed worries over the health of Europe's banks. Watch More Video: South Korea eyes economic risks as impeachment looms Brexit vote leaves food industry with nasty taste Trump comments slam drug stocks HSBC lions spark divisive LGBT debate in Hong Kong Qatari desert farmers make their own soil Trump says SoftBank to invest $50-billion in U.S. Apple Watch sales hit record Who has the best deals on high rate savings accounts? Monte Paschi rescue at risk after Renzi referendum Smartwatch sales struggle Pipeline denial murky for industry Hong Kong connects to China's booming tech sector Trump's Twitter outburst makes investors nervous Markets shrug off Renzi defeat Starbucks' CEO transition unlikely to disrupt growth US Army refuses North Dakota pipeline permit U.S. jobless rate hits nine-year low McDonald's near deal to sell China stores Tips for smart charitable giving New British bank notes falls foul of vegetarians Comments Share via email Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on LinkedIn Print More Related to this Story Back to market turbulence Video: Where do stocks go from here? Video: Is the market roller-coaster ride over?