The Nikkei is down almost 36 points today in Tokyo.
The Dow fell off 40 points Monday.
And the Nasdaq was off 5.
It was a long hot summer for some airline passengers. The government says the number of long delays in July involving planes stuck on the tarmac was more than the previous eight months combined. 28 planes were waiting on the ground for more than three hours that month. 18 of those planes were operated by U.S. carriers.
Share of Apple stock crossed $700 a share for the first time Monday, just six months after hitting the $600 mark. Apple says it is experiencing record demand for its new iPhone 5, which hits store shelves Friday. But waiting in line for the next new Apple product is no longer just for die-hard Apple fans. Some see it as an opportunity to promote their own products. One person is promoting an internet startup. Others hope someone will pay them for their spot in line.
Shares of Groupon fell 7 percent after a new survey of more than 100 Groupon merchants found more than a third wouldn't do business with the daily deal internet company again. Investors are worried that demand for the deals isn't as strong as it once was. Shares of Groupon have lost about three-quarters of their value since going public last year.