Disappointing US jobs data weigh on stock markets (AP)

People walk through the rain past the New York Stock Exchange in New York early on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. A second major storm in less than a month continued to drench the east coast as forecasters predicted 'dangerous flooding'. A statue of George Washington is at right. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)AP – European and U.S. stock markets fell Wednesday after weak U.S. jobs data stoked concerns that official government figures later in the week will come in below expectations — a sign that recovery in the world’s largest economy may not be as strong as many predict.