The universal symbols for stress and disbelief are hand-over-mouth or hand-on-head — just take one look at the expressions and body language on these international faces after this week's developments. The week is not yet over, but so much has occurred in the financial world: The collapse of Lehman Brothers and the purchase of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America, not to mention the surprising government takeover of insurance giant AIG, has created a whirlwind of history-making events. See genuine reactions to it all — hit 'start slideshow' to begin.
More Than Words: The Week In Pictures
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