UPDATED 7:15 ET
STOCKS – European stocks were little changed, paring earlier gains, as investors weighed corporate earnings and watched developments in Ukraine. U.S. index futures were also little changed and Asian shares rose.
BONDS – Treasury market volatility declined to a 10-month low as investors tried to discern how much winter weather is responsible for slowing the economy.
COMMODITIES – Gold climbed toward a four-month high in London as the standoff between Russia and Ukraine spurred demand for a haven.
CURRENCIES – A gauge of expected currency volatility fell to the lowest in almost 15 months as investors waited to see how a standoff between Ukraine and Russia over the region of Crimea will be resolved.
ECONOMIC DATA – US JOLTS Job Openings due at 10:00, GBP NIESR GDP Estimate at 11:00 ET.