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An ugly night in overnight trading has set up Wall Street for a rough open. Three of 18 world markets are higher thus far. On average, overseas markets fell by 1.15 percent. The top four major markets and their respective returns are: Ireland (ISQND - 5224.9), up 0.76 percent; South Africa (JIIND - 8644.6), up 0.15 percent; Australia (SYIND - 3236), up 0.12 percent; and Hong Kong (HKIND - 17274), down 0.02 percent. The bottom four major markets and their respective returns are: Finland (HEXND - 12835), down 3.79 percent; Sweden (AFFND - 5502), down 3.03 percent; Japan (NIKKEI - 15814.4), down 2.42 percent; and France (CACND - 6402), down 1.96 percent.