United Airlines share price brutalised as American airlines exaggerate the Dow's fall; North America
The Dow's ugly 7.7% fall on Monday (the fourth biggest daily fall ever) almost made up for the previous week's record rise in one swoop. US economists suddenly realised what everybody else had known for months - that the US has been in recession for nearly a year and manufacturing results were as bad as most had been fearing. And the airlines suffered badly.
North America selected airlines share price movements (% change): 01-Dec-08