The Great Debate

Market plunge makes Beijing’s exit harder

August 21, 2009

wei-gu.jpg– Wei Gu is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own —

Japan: The mother of all miserable recoveries

August 18, 2009

jamessaft1(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

Investors met the news that Japan’s economy has emerged from a bone-breaking recession calmly and rationally: they sold shares quickly and in large amounts and made bets that consumer prices are going to be falling for years to come.