World markets close 2008 bruised and confused (AP)

A man watches a board at the Australian Stock Exchange public viewing area in Sydney, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008. The Australian sharemarket opened higher, following gains in U.S. stocks, regaining some of the losses of 2008, the worst calendar year on record. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)AP – World stock markets were seeing out 2008 in a bruised and confused state after a year of dizzying turmoil, with stocks in Europe and Asia little changed Wednesday in light trading.

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