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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • President Bush Reassures Nation on Economy

    WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Bush said Friday that the government's financial rescue plan was aggressive enough and big enough to work, but would take time to fully kick in. "We are a prosperous nation with immense resources and a wide range of tools...
  • European markets plunge again; Nikkei plummets

    LONDON - European stock markets slumped in early trading Friday following massive sell-offs on Wall Street and Asia as lending rates between banks continue to rise despite this week's efforts by central banks to break the logjam in credit markets. At...
  • Leaders Hopeful on Euro Financial Crisis Response

    PARIS-- President Nicolas Sarkozy said he expects a meeting of 15 European leaders Sunday to produce an ambitious, coordinated plan to battle the effects of the global financial crisis. Decisions taken by the heads of countries where the euro currency is...
  • Feds seek financial records

    In the broadest sweep of financial records ever, federal investigators are asking thousands of U.S. banks, credit card issuers, brokerages and others to comb their databases for any traces of suspects in the attack on the World Trade Center. On...