World stocks plunge on growing recession fears (AP)

AP – Global stocks slid again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe’s debt crisis, which is stoking acute fears over the continent’s banking sector.

HK police say arrests alleged HKEx cyber attacker (Reuters)

Reuters – Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested a businessman who allegedly hacked into the news website of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx), the world’s biggest bourse operator by market value.

HK police say arrests alleged HKEx cyber attacker (Reuters)

Reuters – Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested a businessman who allegedly hacked into the news website of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx), the world’s biggest bourse operator by market value.

Asia ends lower, Europe starts in the red

World stock markets fell Friday following a bruising selloff in global markets during the previous session. Asian stocks ended broadly lower, European stocks opened in the red and U.S.

European stocks to extend slump and gold scales new record (Reuters)

Reuters – European stocks are slated for another fall on Friday after Asian stocks slumped on growing fears the U.S. economy was sliding into recession and as some European lenders faced short-term funding strains, raising fears of a systemic banking crisis on the continent.

Asian stocks sink on fresh fears of US recession (AP)

AP – Stock markets in Asia opened sharply lower Friday amid signs of a possible U.S. recession and renewed worries over the financial health of Europe’s banks

Asian markets fall as global selloff continues

Asian stock markets opened lower Friday following a bruising selloff in global markets during the previous session.

Beaten-down Wall Street slammed by recession fears (Reuters)

Reuters – Rising fears of another recession hammered U.S.

Hewlett-Packard reports higher 3Q earnings (AP)

AP – Hewlett-Packard Co. reported an increase in its third-quarter net income on Thursday, but the technology company gave a lower-than-expected outlook for the current quarter and cut its outlook for the year for the second time.

Hewlett-Packard reports higher 3Q earnings (AP)

AP – Hewlett-Packard Co. reported an increase in its third-quarter net income on Thursday, but the technology company gave a lower-than-expected outlook for the current quarter and cut its outlook for the year for the second time.