Oct 1, 2012 A new survey by Japan's central bank has found sagging confidence among manufacturers as the nation continues a territorial dispute with China.
Sep 25, 2012 The ongoing fight between China and Japan over a chain of islands continues, and now it has Toyota is scaling back production of its luxury Lexus models because of reduced demand in China.
Sep 17, 2012 Several major Japanese companies are shutting down some operations in China, citing concerns about the safety of their workers.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 14, 2012 Today, Japanese government officials announced a bold new energy plan. The policy -- which still needs approval from the cabinet -- would end the use of nuclear power in Japan by 2040.
Aug 27, 2012 Vietnam has been on a roller coaster ride for a week. The turmoil was caused by one banker arrested for financial crimes.
Aug 20, 2012 In China over the weekend, activists smashed shop windows and overturned cars in a wave of anti-Japanese protests. The protests center around a couple of uninhabited, rocky islands in the East China Sea.
Aug 17, 2012 Credit unions used to be a banking oasis free from fees. But slowly, credit unions are starting to charge for checking accounts and raising minimums to avoid fees.
Aug 20, 2012 An LAPD police officer gives a tour of his precinct in Watts and the blight foreclosed homes have wrought upon the neighborhood. The City of Los Angeles says the banks who own the homes should be responsible for the upkeep of the foreclosures.
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 16, 2012 The attorneys general of New York and Connecticut have sent subpoenas to several banks, including JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup. When it comes to banking scandals, it's state regulators who are out in front.
Aug 16, 2012 In the midst of the U.S. financial crisis, the economist Luigi Zingales became known for hyping a "managed bankruptcy" for the big banks. That way the banks' private investors, creditors and executives would bear most of the costs of their bad investments.