Stabbing at Umeda bakery leaves 1 injured

Osaka police arrested a 22-year-old male employee at a bakery at Hanshin Umeda Station in the stabbing of a female colleague on Friday (TBS News) OSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police have arrested a male employee of a bakery in the stabbing of a female ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s Central Bank Chief Deserves a Second Term

Donald Trump isn't the only leader with a big economic hire to make. His Mar-a-Lago golf partner, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has to decide whether to reappoint Haruhiko Kuroda as governor of the Bank of Japan. Kuroda's term expires next April, two ... ( read original story ...)

Yanking the Bank of Japan’s Chain

Based on the simple reflection that arithmetic is more than just an abstraction, we offer a modest observation. The social safety nets of industrialized economies, including the United States, have frayed at the edges. Soon the safety net’s fabric ... ( read original story ...)