Asian Shares Rise, Led By Japan Still, Wednesday's gains were capped ahead of the U.S. central bank's decision on interest rates later in the day. "Many investors remain sidelined," said Hiroichi Nishi, SMBC Nikko Securities" general manager of equities. Korea's Kospi was up 0.9% and ... 10/28/2014 - 7:54 pm | View Link
Nomura is big in Japan, but weak in Europe NOMURA’S shares shot up yesterday as investors welcomed healthy growth in the Japanese banking group’s profits. Net income came in at ¥52bn (£298m) in the second quarter of the bank’s financial year, up 39 per cent on the same three-month period of ... 10/28/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks (IIJI) Their analysts now have a $107.60 price target on that stock. Also, Zacks upgraded shares of The Bank of Nova Scotia from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks now has a $69.20 price target on that stock. Finally, Zacks upgraded shares of LG ... 10/28/2014 - 7:48 am | View Link
Suga downplays conflict involving new trade chief’s Tepco stake Suga said Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry chief Yoichi Miyazawa will soon move the shares to a trust bank and will be unable to trade them while in office. Miyazawa’s stake is worth about ¥200,000, Suga said. Tepco, as the beleaguered utility is ... 10/24/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Japan trade minister in conflict of interest row over Tepco shares the rules say he or she should refrain from trading shares during their term and entrust those shares to a trust bank … minister Miyazawa has already started on that process,” he added. Miyazawa said he had spoken to the staff who had claimed ¥18,230 ... 10/23/2014 - 11:28 pm | View Link
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They probably wouldn't call economics the "dismal science" if it had more brightly animated alpacas. And talking lollipops to explain it all. Funny or Die has a new animated short on income inequality from Anchorman director Adam McKay, featuring the voice talents of "unbelievably sweet alpacas" Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Sarah Silverman, plus heartless middle manager Andy Richter and know-it-all lollipop Billy Eichner.
Man's best narc: A dog who was just following directions led police officers to his owner, who was promptly arrested for failure to obey police, possession of drug paraphernalia, and manufacturing a controlled substance. Prattville Police spokeswoman Paula Barlow told The Associated Press that when two drug officers arrived Wednesday with a search warrant, Edwin Henderson took off from his Central Alabama home.