Bruised stocks steady before U.S. earnings start

Apr 08, 2014, 7:22 AM EDT
A man walks past the London Stock Exchange.
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A three-day sell-off in world stocks slowed on Tuesday, with the U.S. earnings season about to start and gains in China signaling a return of emerging-market demand. European shares and bonds both opened cautiously, amid renewed tension in Ukraine and signs the European Central Bank may not be as eager to begin large-scale stimulus as had been hoped.
Background:
Bruised stocks steady before U.S. earnings start [Reuters]
Dollar weakens as emerging stocks rise; gold advances [Bloomberg]

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