Thanksgiving gives a much needed break to investors who have been stuffed with market indigestion this week. Tomorrow we’re back at again with one more trading day before a much needed weekend break. A quick peek at global markets via a recent AP report indicates more volatility in on the docket tomorrow.

  • Oil prices remained steady at around $97 a barrel
  • In Europe, the benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 1.4 percent in London; Germany’s DAX index climbed 0.6 percent and France’s CAC 40 added .7 percent.
  • In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index sank 613.27 points, or 2.3 percent
  • the Shanghai Composite Index plunged 4.4 percent to 4,984.16
  • In Tokyo, the benchmark Nikkei stock index rose 0.34 percent to 14,888.77

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