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Time for our weekly tick by tick of charts with Jordan Kotick, Global Head of Technical Analysis at Barclays.
Asian stock markets suffered losses on Wednesday following the weaker close on Wall Street and on news that China's central bank was tightening monetary conditions.
Japan Airlines has a higher chance of survival if the Japanese government throws its weight behind its restructuring plan, said Siva Govindasamy, Asia managing editor at Flightglobal.
Three veterans of the auto industry share their thoughts in the Detroit auto show, what cars are hot and not, the industry's prospects for this year and the lessons of a disastrous 2009.
Sergio Marchionne has heard the comments. He knows there are plenty of people who have written off Chrysler. He knows there are scores of reporters who take the lack of auto show press conferences as a sign the company is dead in the water. He also knows Chrysler can no longer afford to make big promises it can't keep.
Jean Jennings is no wallflower. She says what she thinks. It may not always turn out to be true, but that's not stopping the Editor of Automobile Magazine from saying whatever she wants. And most times, it gets your attention.
As I walk around the Detroit Auto Show, the gloom and doom of last year has lifted. Replaced with cautious optimism. All is not well in Motown, but there are reasons to be optimistic.
The sheer number of hybrid and electric vehicles on display at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit certainly illustrates the green commitment of automakers, but other--more significant--environmental improvements will be less noticeable.
The dollar has turned a corner against the yen, Robin Griffiths, technical analyst at Cazenove Capital, said Monday.
Asian stock markets saw healthy gains on Monday, after major indices on Wall Street finished at 15-month closing highs as investors looked past weaker than expected jobs data.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show comes at a time when the economy is recovering and job losses are perhaps peaking.
Asian stock markets ended mostly higher on Friday ahead of key data out of the U.S. that is expected to show the American economy has stopped shedding jobs.
Japan changes finance ministers only less frequently than Lady Gaga changes outfits, so it would be excusable to overlook yesterday’s announcement that Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama named Naoto Kan to replace Hiroshi Fujii, who stepped down for health reasons.
Asian stock markets ended lower after cautious trading, following the mixed finish on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stock markets ended modestly higher Wednesday, after upbeat factory orders in the U.S. added to the view that the American economic recovery is on track.
The first December auto sales numbers are out and Ford closed out '09 with a bang. Adjusting the number of sales days last December to match those in December '08, Ford boosted sales 23.3%.
In the clearest sign yet that the world's least expensive mass-market car is coming to the U.S., Indian automaker Tata says its Nano micro-car could be here in three years.
Asian stock markets got off to a strong start on Tuesday, after a U.S. report showed the manufacturing sector expanding for a fifth straight month.
It may be halfway around the world from Detroit, but the auto expo this week in New Delhi, India is in many ways a far more important than the one we'll see next week in Detroit.
Asian stock markets kick off a new year on an upbeat note as investors counted on a sustainable global recovery.