Article Photos: Stocks extend slide as China heightens anxiety 1/2

Trader Michael Hagis works Thursday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Financial markets are sliding after the Federal Reserve said it could end its huge bond-buying program by the middle of next year and news of a slowdown in 
Chinese manufacturing 
and reports of a credit 
squeeze in the world?s sec?
ond-biggest economy 
heightened worries. AP Photo <strong>Richard Drew</strong>