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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...

Japan Stocks Nosedive

AP | PAMELA SAMPSON | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

BANGKOK — Asian stock markets staged a mild recovery Friday, a day after being routed by unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing and fears the F...

Dow Working On Comeback After Decline

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average closed higher Thursday, regaining half of its decline the day before, as buyers returned to the mark...

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 f...

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 ...

Asian Stocks Tumble Following Wall Street Plunge

AP | PAMELA SAMPSON | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business

BANGKOK — Asian stock markets jumped Wednesday following a surge on Wall Street prompted by an unprecedented pledge from the Federal Reserve to ...

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 autom...

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 backin...

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 c...

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 da...

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 reg...

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...

Bank Of Japan's Emergency Funding Hits $700 Billion

AP | TOMOKO A. HOSAKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Japan's central bank continued to flood money markets with cash on Wednesday, bringing its total emergency funding to nearly $700 billion as...

Greek Debt Crisis: Fears Intensify That Crisis Will Hit U.S.

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The stock market's slump this week reflects a widespread concern among many economists that the European debt crisis could slow the...

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...

Greece Unsettles Markets as US Stocks Weaken

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's borrowing costs shot up Tuesday following a report, later denied, that Athens was seeking to revise a deal hammered ou...

Nikkei Closes After Worst Year Ever

AP | TOMOKO A. HOSAKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — A miserable year for Japanese stocks ended with a modest gain Tuesday that did little to mitigate the market's worst annual performance ...

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...

World markets dodge another day of sharp losses

AP | CARLO PIOVANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — World stocks took another beating Monday, although some markets showed resilience by bouncing off session lows, as global economic gloo...

Global stocks volatile on bailout rejection

AP | EMILY FLYNN VENCAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — Volatile world stock markets showed mixed reactions Tuesday to U.S. lawmakers' rejection of a $700 billion economic rescue plan, with g...