It used to Europe leading to the downside, but lately it seems markets are hunky-dory until 9:30...

|By:, SA News Editor

It used to Europe leading to the downside, but lately it seems markets are hunky-dory until 9:30 ET each day. Another sign it's us, not them - red days no longer always hit the periphery hardest. The Stoxx 50 closes -0.9%, led by the U.K. -1.1% and Germany -1%.