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Vice President Biden walks right into China-Japan airspace conflict

Dec 3, 2013
Not a comfortable spot to be in.
Posted In: China, Japan, Joe Biden

Stocks in Japan are up, but will the economy follow?

Nov 28, 2013
Today, the Japan Nikkei Index went up another 1.8 percent to get very close to a six year high.
Posted In: bbc, Japan, Nikkei, consumer confidence, China

Good news: Japan inflation at 5 year high

Oct 25, 2013
Prices are up in Japan -- and that's a good thing.
Posted In: Japan, inflation

Japan Airlines, Airbus close first-ever $9.5 billion deal

Oct 7, 2013
Airbus's gain is Boeing's loss.
Posted In: Airbus, Boeing, Japan

Japan will increase its national sales tax by 3 percent

Oct 1, 2013
Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.
Posted In: Japan, Shinzo Abe, sales tax, debt

How did a former treasury secretary move markets today by doing absolutely nothing?

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
Posted In: Japan, Lawrence Summers, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve, markets

The economics of winning an Olympics

Sep 6, 2013
Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?
Posted In: Olympics, turkey, Japan, spain

Japan's latest Fukushima fix: 'Game of Thrones'-like?

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.
Posted In: Fukushima, tsunami, nuclear radiation, Japan

Will Japan open up roadways to more U.S. automakers?

Aug 19, 2013
The U.S. wants to make it easier for American automakers to get their cars in front of Japanese customers.
Posted In: GM, Ford, Japan, asia, Auto

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