By Bernie Becker - 08/12/11 12:36 PM EDT
Lobbyists are chomping at the bit for the supercommittee.
Smaller investors are wary of the stock market gyrations.
The European Union applauds new rules barring short-selling.
Greece's economic woes remain deep.
And France's economy doesn't look good, either.
Worries about a double-dip recession are rising.