December 17 2012

Stocks: Cliff talks, Japan may give lift

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Signs of progress in the fiscal cliff talks, and hopes of new measures in Japan after elections, could get markets off to a positive start.

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December 17 2012

JAPAN’S LDP IN POWER

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will return as Japanese prime minister, after an overwhelming election victory.

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May 24 2012

National debt: Will the U.S. be like Japan?

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Political gridlock. High national debt. Rock-bottom bond rates. An aging population. Warnings about more downgrades.

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May 22 2012

JAPAN DOWNGRADED

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Fitch Ratings cut Japan’s sovereign rating Tuesday, citing the nation’s rising debt and credit risk.

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May 17 2012

JAPAN GROWING FASTER

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Japan’s gross domestic product grew at nearly double the U.S. rate for the first quarter, an unexpectedly strong sign of recovery in the wake of last year’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.Japanese GDP grew 4.1% annual rate in the first quarter, showing post-tsunami rebound. That’s nearly doubled the U.S. annual rate of 2.2%.

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May 16 2012

PetroChina, partners join in Canada LNG project

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PetroChina says it plans to join with Shell and major energy companies in Japan and South Korea in developing a liquefied natural gas export project in British Columbia.PetroChina said Wednesday …

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May 13 2012

Chevron signs LNG deal with Tohoku Electric

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Chevron Corp has signed a preliminary agreement to sell Japan’s one million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year for 20 years, the U.S. oil major said on Sunday. The gas will come from …

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May 12 2012

Chevron agrees LNG deal with Tohoku Electric

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Chevron Corp has signed a preliminary agreement to sell Japan’s one million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year for 20 years, the U.S. oil major said on Sunday. The gas will come from …

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April 10 2012

U.S., China, Japan lead world in economic growth

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The U.S., Japanese and Chinese economies have regained their momentum and are leading the world in growth, according to the latest report Tuesday from a global monitoring group.

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March 13 2012

BOJ refrains from easing, overrules lone stimulus proposal

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The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy on hold on Tuesday, overruling a lone proposal for more and disappointing some in markets who thought the central bank could follow up last month’s easing …

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