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  • Japan exports rebound, but economy still not out of woods

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as sales to Asia picked up, but signs of slowing global growth may hurt the trade sector's ability to recharge the world's third-biggest economy and keep up pressure...
  • Wall St. extends rebound on earnings, ECB report

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 notching a fourth straight session of gains boosted by strong corporate results, including Apple's. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones were up more than 1 percent while the Nasdaq rose more...
  • Carl Icahn says high-yield 'junk' bond market in a bubble: CNBC

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Tuesday he thinks the high-yield "junk" bond market is still in a bubble despite the asset class's recent selloff. "I think the high-yield market is in a bubble," Icahn told CNBC...
  • Japan exports rebound in September, economy still not out of woods

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as shipments to Asia picked up pace, but a slowdown in China, war in the Middle East and the spread of the Ebola virus mean exports may struggle to accelerate further....
  • Quiet critic of Kuroda's 'monetary shamanism' turns up the volume

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Izuru Kato is a soft-spoken and bookish economist, but his dismissal of the Bank of Japan's stimulus policy as "monetary shamanism" is ringing loud in the ears of bank Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. Kuroda's policy of quantitative and...
  • China must accelerate reforms, not rely on fiscal and monetary policy to drive growth: World Bank

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to accelerate reforms and not rely solely on monetary and fiscal policy to drive growth, a top World Bank official said on Tuesday. "I would recommend not really relying more on their macro policy, specifically on the...
  • China's Sept. fiscal spending quickens, land revenues fall

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China's fiscal spending in September quickened to 9.1 percent from a year earlier, data showed on Tuesday, as the authorities try to smooth volatile public spending and keep the economy on an even keel. But underscoring...
  • Factbox: China's reform tally since November 2013 policy meeting

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leadership unveiled a blueprint for some of the most comprehensive economic and social reforms in nearly 30 years in November 2013. Implementation since then has been slow but steady. China has eschewed riskier, game-...
  • Exclusive: ECB looking at corporate bond buys, could act as soon as December - sources

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market and may decide on the matter as soon as December with a view to begin purchases early next year, several sources familiar with the situation told...
  • The euro must go

    The euro must go
    Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism. When the euro was adopted in 1999, domestic...
  • Head of municipal securities office at U.S. SEC to leave agency

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The director of the office of municipal securities at the Securities and Exchange Commission, John Cross, will leave his post in November to return to the U.S. Treasury Office of Tax Policy, the agency said on Tuesday. Cross was...