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  • G7 will 'monitor' Eurozone situation; Spain issues plea for help

    G7 will 'monitor' Eurozone situation; Spain issues plea for help
    Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world’s major economies convened on an emergency conference call Tuesday to discuss the situation in Greece and Spain — and seemed to come away without much to say. The Group of Seven...
  • Report says tourism in Japan is rebounding slowly

     
    The tourism industry in Japan -- devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March -- has slowly begun to rebound, with a full recovery expected by next year, according a report by the Worth Travel and Tourism Council....
  • Yen sinks as G-7 nations agree to intervene with Japan

     
    The Group of 7 industrialized nations agreed Thursday to act together to try to stop the Japanese yen from rising further, hoping to avert more damage to the country’s battered economy. The decision, announced by Japanese Finance Minister...
  • How much purchasing power has the dollar lost? Take a look

     
    When the Federal Reserve began telegraphing late last summer that it would launch a new round of monetary stimulus to help the U.S. economy, Wall Street assumed that the dollar would be the sacrificial lamb. More money in the financial......
  • Treasury bond yields little changed in Asian trading despite U.S. downgrade

     
    Interest rates on U.S. Treasury bonds were mixed in early Asian trading on Sunday, with short-term rates falling and longer-term rates rising as investors had their first opportunity to react to the government’s downgraded credit rating. The moves...
  • Factbox: Japan's Disaster In Figures

    Factbox: Japan's Disaster In Figures
    DEATH TOLL * A total of 12,087 people were confirmed dead by Japan's National Police Agency as of 1100 GMT on Sunday, while 15,552 were missing. NUMBER OF PEOPLE EVACUATED * More than 161,600 people were in shelters around the country as of 1100 GMT on...
  • Asia Stocks Start Lower; U.S. Futures Down

    Asia Stocks Start Lower; U.S. Futures Down
    Asian stocks fell in early Monday trading, but losses were not as severe as some analysts feared, in the initial world markets response to Standard & Poor's downgrade of U.S. debt. U.S. stock futures tumbled about 1.7% in early electronic trading as...
  • U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears

    U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears
    NEW YORK -- Turmoil returned to U.S. stock markets at Thursday's open as renewed concerns about the U.S. and global economies sent major indexes plunging and pushed gold to a new record high. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 480 points, or 4.2%,...
  • Arthur Erickson dies at 84; architect of California Plaza towers in L.A.

    Arthur Erickson dies at 84; architect of California Plaza towers in L.A.
    Arthur Erickson, the prominent Canadian architect who designed the campus of Simon Fraser University, Robson Square in Vancouver and the Canadian Embassy in Washington, and whose work on the California Plaza towers in downtown Los Angeles nearly proved...
  • Obama to Canada: Sorry

    Obama to Canada: Sorry
    On Thursday, two days after triumphantly signing an economic stimulus measure that he had fought for nearly since taking office, President Obama will go to Ottawa to apologize for it. As is traditional for U.S. presidents, Obama will make his first...
  • Tim Geithner's looking a lot better...

     
    by Frank James Maybe Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner didn't pay his taxes on time. But at least he's always appeared sober and awake, if not confident, when appearing in public. Not so for Japanese finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa, who......
  • Global Financial Cooperation

    After the worst five-day period in Wall Street history... investors are bracing for Monday's opening bell. Analysts are not sure if we've hit the bottom of the market but amid the speculation and worry there's a sign of hope. U.S. Stock futures indicate...