Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
Sep 6, 2013
Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?
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.
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 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.