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How Two Young Japanese Internet Companies Are Shaking Up Corporate Governance in Japan
Feb 08, 2006
Two upstart Internet companies that each waged hostile takeover bids for much larger established media companies may have permanently jolted Japan, Inc. into a new era of shareholder activism. The[…]
How Serious Is the Deflation Threat?
May 21, 2003
Reactions to the Federal Reserve’s recent expression of concern over the possibility of deflation in the world’s biggest economy have ranged from alarm to dismissal. But even the optimism of[…]
Is It Time for Companies to Go Private?
Aug 14, 2002
The stock market is deep in the dumps, but the silver lining in today’s weak economy is low interest rates. Shouldn’t that make it more attractive for companies, unable to[…]
Japan’s Economic Outlook Remains Gloomy But Opportunities Exist for Investors
Oct 10, 2001
Japan’s stock market - and its economy - have been in a dismal state since the beginning of the 1990s. The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington[…]
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