Tag Archive for economy

VIDEO: Abe’s Nationalism Angers Neighbors

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Japan’s Prime Minster Shinzo Abe is trying to revamp the country, focusing on new economic policies and moving away from apologizing for World War II. China’s World columnist Andrew Browne tells us why Mr. Abe’s renewed nationalism may harm Japan.

VIDEO: Reading the Signs on Macau’s Revenue

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Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, reported surprisingly slow revenue growth in January–the slowest since October 2012. Was it the result of the Lunar New Year falling during the month this year, or a further indication that China’s economy is slowing? Heard on the Street columnists Alex Frangos, Abheek Bhattacharya and Aaron Back weigh in.

VIDEO: Secrets to the best SOTU seats

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Ever since Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) was elected to Congress in 1989, he has snagged one of the most coveted seats every year at the State of the Union. He explains what it takes to shake the president’s hand when he enters the House chamber.