Sep 3, 2013 Japan's latest response to the Fukushima radiation leak sounds like science fiction: A wall of ice. Ice walls are common in tunneling; it's the radiation that makes this job different.
Aug 19, 2013 The U.S. wants to make it easier for American automakers to get their cars in front of Japanese customers.
Jul 22, 2013 The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will now control both houses of parliament. What does the new majority mean for Abe's economic plans?
Jul 5, 2013 Honda sales are up and the company sales it expects to become a net exporter of vehicles from the U.S. by late next year.
Jul 3, 2013 In the years climbing out of the great recession, regular investors were leary of buying stock, thrice burned, enduringly shy. But in the last six months, as the S&P 500 index has gone up 13 percent, the masses are back to buying.
Jun 26, 2013 Shareholders of Sprint Nextel approved an offer from Softbank to acquire a bulk of the U.S. phone company. Now it's up to Washington regulators to approve the foreign purchase.
Jun 20, 2013 Global markets are down this morning on news that the U.S. Federal Reserve may not continue its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing, in the long-term.
May 31, 2013 OMG! Mortgage rates are surging to 4 percent! The financial crisis and recession distorted our perception of what a normal benchmark should be.
May 23, 2013 After an electrifying run over the past several weeks, stock markets around the world are down this morning.
May 22, 2013 Today Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his latest economic report to Congress. His testimony comes on the same day that Japan's central bank is indicating its intention to continue stimulus measures.