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A currency trader works in front of a TV showing U.S. President Barack Obama at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. Asian equity markets were sharply down early Tuesday as investors fearing a possible global economic slowdown continued to flee stocks. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Photo by: Ahn Young-joon
A currency trader works in front of a TV showing U.S. President Barack Obama at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. Asian equity markets were sharply down early Tuesday as investors fearing a possible global economic slowdown continued to flee stocks. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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