Sunday, April 17, 2005

The Japanese Stock Market Took a Dive Today... should make for an interesting open tomorrow morning in New York.

"April 18 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese stocks slumped, with key indexes set for their biggest declines in 11 months. Sony Corp. led a slide by exporters after U.S. manufacturing and consumer sentiment reports signaled the world's largest economy is slowing.

The Topix index had its broadest drop on record after anti- Japan protests spread to about a dozen Chinese cities on a widening rift over territorial and historical disputes. Taiyo Yuden Co., which has a factory in China, fell." More...


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