Found this article via SteveQuayle.com, the Q Factor story of the day. Below is one profound comment following the article which mirrors how the socialist press projects its attitude as if mirroring the mindset of all of America to the world.
In answer to the 'world seeing us in disfavor' we can congratulate our press on a hatchet job well done.
Comment by "Nathan Redshield
The markets are discounting an Obama victory and a massive Democrat takeover. As long as everyone is kept equally poor the Democrats will stay in power.
Actually, I have a hunch that the last 2 days' US drop is foreigners liquidating US holdings for urgent need elsewhere. This is more and more like a 19th-century panic than a modern Depression. ....."