NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- U.S. stock futures are pointing to a sharply lower open this morning following yesterday's afternoon plunge. S&P 500 futures are down about 2% as European markets took the cue from the weak American markets. Investors are far from convinced that the Fed's latest maneuver, Operation Twist, will be effective in propping up the slumping economy. Or, maybe they just think the headwinds are too strong.
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