The global major market indices all ended their trading sessions down on Wednesday.
In Europe, the major markets sank at the close of trading Wednesday, due in part to a downward revision of economic growth in the U.K. to a negative 0.3 percent from a negative 0.2 percent in the last three months of 2011. The annual figure has also been revised down to 0.7 percent from 0.8 percent.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"