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Are Central Banks Robbing You While the MSM Covers It Up?

Phil Davis | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Up 1.25% is very impressive. Unless, of course, you look at the volume, which is what we usually get on a holiday. This is why, for the most pa...

1.27 Trillion Tuesday - China's Bad Loans Jump 51% in 12 Months

Phil Davis | Posted 02.16.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

"Cause baby, now we've got bad loansYou know it used to be mad loans So take a look what you've doneCause baby, now we've got bad loans, hey!" B...

Japanese Stocks Plummet 5 Percent, The Worst Weekly Drop Since 2008

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.12.2016 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average stumbled to a fresh 16-month low in heavy trade on Friday, and posted the biggest weekly drop since 200...

Nikkei Posts Biggest Drop In 3 Years

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average posted its biggest daily drop in nearly three years on Tuesday, with banks taking the brunt of the sell...

Thrilling Thursday - Another Webinar, Another $1,000 Profit

Phil Davis | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

That's right, we did it again! Yesterday's Live Trading Webinar was open to the public (see yesterday's post) and, during the session, we found a ...

S&P 2,000 Tuesday - Turnaround or Turn Down?

Phil Davis | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Would it be too early to call the year yet? "As goes January, so goes the market" is something a lot of traders believe and we're off to a rotte...

Will We Hold It Wednesday: Weak Bounce Lines in Play

Phil Davis | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

This is turning into a tragedy: We really don't want to see 1,850 back in play on the S&P after failing to hold our strong bounce line at 1,95...

(VIDEO) WPP's Sorrell Wants Nikkei to Make FT More Ad-Friendly

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.24.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

It was a WPP agency that devised The Financial Times' once-famous marketing slogan, "No FT, no comment." So, what does WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell thin...

Mark Gongloff

Here's Why You Should Worry About Japan's Stock Market

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.13.2013 | Business

Japan's stock market is in the process of getting destroyed, and U.S. investors are treating it like an entertainment that is only partly scary and mo...

Japanese Stocks Plunge More Than 6 Percent

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

TOKYO, June 13 (Reuters) - The Nikkei average tumbled 6.4 percent on Thursday, hitting its lowest close since April 3 - the day before the Bank of J...

Mark Gongloff

This Major Stock Collapse Is A Serious Warning For The U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business

U.S. investors have brushed off a scary overnight collapse in Japan's stock market. But there's a warning in Tokyo's trouncing that shouldn't be ignor...

World Shares Hit 5-Year High

Reuters | Marc Jones | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

* European shares rise further, MSCI world index hits 4-3/4 yr high * U.S. jobs data eyed, China exports beat forecasts * Dollar touches 3-...

Olympus To Take Legal Action Against Executives

Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

(Reiji Murai) - Japan's disgraced Olympus Corp is preparing to take legal action, including possible criminal complaints, against any executives found...

Honda Chief Financial Officer: 'To Put It Bluntly, We're In A Really Tough Spot'

Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Chang-Ran Kim) - Honda Motor Co withdrew its annual earnings guidance in an unusual move on Monday due to uncertainty surrounding currency mark...

Honda Lifts Profits With Speedy Earthquake Recovery

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

(Chang-Ran Kim) - Honda Motor Co reported an unexpected quarterly profit and raised its annual outlook by more than a third, as Japan's No.3 automaker...

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Likely To Be Next IMF Chief: Nikkei

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

TOKYO (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde will likely become the next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with backing of...

William Alden

Bin Laden's Death Gives Markets Boost Of Optimism, Eases Fear Of Recession

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. Osama bin Laden's death has decreased the risk of doing business around the globe and especially in the Middle East, pr...

Warren Buffett: Japan Presents A 'Buying Opportunity'

Reuters | Hyun Joo Jin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DAEGU, South Korea (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett believes Japan's devastating earthquake is the kind of extraordinary event that cre...

Japanese Government Plans To Aid Struggling Businesses

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - The Japanese government plans to dedicate up to 10 trillion yen ($127 billion) in crisis lending to businesses to help them finance day-to...

Libya Ceasefire, Yen Stabilization Help Stock Market Rally On Friday

Reuters | Al Yoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global stocks rose on Friday as traders took on riskier investments following a Libya ceasefire that reduced tension in the regio...

William Alden

Yen Intervention Resolves Immediate Crisis, But Japan's Economy Still Threatened

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The yen eased off its all-time high Friday as the world's major central banks lent their support, but Japan's economic troubles are far from over, exp...

Toyota Will Launch Lithium-Ion Prius Minivan in 2011

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Toyota will launch a Prius hybrid minivan in 2011, according to Reuters, which received the news from Japan's Nikkei newspaper. The minivan will h...

Republicans Kill any Help for Detroit

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Late last night, Senate Republicans derailed a bill, passed the day before by the House, to loan $15 billion to the Detroit Three, with 10 Republicans joining 40 Democrats and two Independents in favor.

McCain Helps SNL Score 2nd Best Ratings In A Decade: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 3, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

John McCain's appearance on Saturday Night Live helped the show average a 9.0 household rating/ 20 share in metered markets. Saturday's SNL was only b...

In Japan, Shorter Hairstyles Indicate A Weak Economy

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Economic forecasters beware: Japanese women are cutting their hair again. Women tend to wear their hair long when Japan's economy is doing well and s...