LATEST NEWS : JAPAN ECONOMY STALLS AS INCOMES, SPENDING LANGUISH

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world’s third-largest economy. Data released Friday showed the inflation rate was unchanged from the previous month. The core price consumer index that excludes volatile fresh food prices rose 3.3 percent in July, […]

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Where Is the Global Economy Heading?

MR. WESSEL: A couple of years ago, one would have said that the developed world was faltering, and thank God for the emerging markets. They were providing the global demand. We in countries like the U.S. and Europe were going to be less and less relevant.  continue reading at online.wsj.com

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