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  • BOJ shocks markets with surprise easing as inflation slows

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan surprised global financial markets on Friday by expanding its massive monetary easing as economic growth and inflation have not picked up as expected after a sales tax hike in April.
  • Japan coalition Komeito official says hard to raise sales tax as scheduled

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A senior official in Komeito, the junior party in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition government, said on Friday it would be difficult to press ahead with a plan to raise the nation's sales tax next year. "I think conditions are...

    U.S. economy shows solid growth, but it's about to be tested

    The U.S. economy is showing steady, solid growth despite the shaky global environment, but its resilience will be tested in the coming months. The nation's economic output expanded at a healthy 3.5% annual rate in the third quarter, the government...

    Wall St. up on GDP, earnings; fund year-end lifts winners

    Wall St. up on GDP, earnings; fund year-end lifts winners
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, boosted by a strong reading on quarterly economic growth and by another round of upbeat earnings reports including Visa, which accounted for nearly 140 points in the Dow industrials. Despite the...

    Freedom of choice leads to the freedom to serve others: Front Burner

    Freedom of choice leads to the freedom to serve others: Front Burner
    At the height of the Vietnam War, President Richard Nixon appointed two economists — Milton Friedman and Alan Greenspan — to examine the efficacy of maintaining America's long tradition of compulsory military service. During one particularly...