Markets in Asia were mostly higher.
The Nikkei was up 1.3% to 8,860, but was down 42% for the year. Toyota (TM) fell modestly, and Sony (SNE) rose.
The Hang Seng fell .3% to 14,281.
The Shanghai Composte was down 1% to 1,833.
In Europe, the FTSE opened up .8% to 4,352. The Dax rose up 1.3% to 4.764 and the CAC 40 was up .9% to 3,152.
Data from Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre