The Dow plunged 470 points, while oil prices sink 8 percent in a grim beginning for a weak September.
US stock-market sunk as it kicked off September with heavy losses on the heels of the worst month for Wall Street since 2012 with serious concerns over the strength of the global economy.
U.S. stocks suffer 3rd-worst drop of year on weak China data http://on.mktw.net/1Jzh6eF
Wall Street kicks off stormy Sept: Dow plunges 470 points on weak China data http://usat.ly/1EyPojc via @usatoday
Dow nosedives 470 points on more China fears http://cnnmon.ie/1Fg4vZD via @CNNMoney
US stock markets off more than 2.8% at close as China's troubles spread west – as it happened http://gu.com/p/4cxyd/stw