TOKYO, April 1- Weakening demand at home and abroad weighed on Japanese manufacturers' confidence in the first quarter, prompting them to cut spending plans, clouding the outlook for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to reflate the economy. But the latest central bank survey showed service-sector firms saw business conditions improve to a nearly one-year...» Read More
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What to watch for in tomorrow's market, and whether the Fed will taper in 2014, with Eric Marshall, Hodges Capital Management; Bryan Piskorowski, Wells Fargo Advisors; and Stephen Rosen, HighTower.
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