The EU Commission said early Thursday it's revising downward its GDP expectations for the full year of 2019 for the continental block.
The GDP estimate for the European Union is now 1.3% growth, down from an initially expected 1.9%.
All three major U.S. indices were down big-time Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial average down more than 270 points.
Here are some major U.S. stocks, that were of course down Thursday, to watch for when the European Union economy moves one way or the other:
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Nokia Oyj, RealMoney's Stock of the Day, (NOK) - Get Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR Report fell just over 1% Thursday, even though some negative news for competitor Huawei Culture Co. LTD (SHE) - Get SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF Report would likely act as a tailwind for Nokia.