Beautiful, Deadly Snows Paralyze China

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An earmuff-clad Chinese investor reacts to falling stock prices at a private securities firm in Shanghai, China, on January 28, 2008.

China's main stock index fell 7.19 percent on Monday, its fourth biggest drop this decade. Sliding global markets and the heavy snows were among the factors behind the downward trend, according to Reuters.

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