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Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International... Before you read this report, remember to sign up to http://pennystockpaycheck.com for 100% free stock alerts Chase Bank has moved to limit cash withdrawals while banning business customers from sending...

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Richemont chairman Johann Rupert to take 'grey gap... Billionaire 62-year-old to take 12 months off from Cartier and Montblanc luxury goods groupRichemont's chairman and founder Johann Rupert is to take a year off from September, leaving management of the...

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Cambodia: aftermath of fatal shoe factory collapse... Workers clear rubble following the collapse of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, on Thursday

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Spate of recent shock departures by 50-something CEOs While the rising financial rewards of running a modern multinational have been well publicised, executive recruiters say the pressures of the job have also been ratcheted upOn approaching his 60th birthday...

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UK Uncut loses legal challenge over Goldman Sachs tax... While judge agreed the deal was 'not a glorious episode in the history of the Revenue', he ruled it was not unlawfulCampaign group UK Uncut Legal Action has lost its high court challenge over the legality...

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Costs of disasters ‘fell in 2012′

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Natural and man-made disasters this year will cost at least $140bn (£85bn; 104m euros) according to the Swiss Re insurance group.

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Kipper Williams cartoon: Lloyd’s of London

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No disasters, apart from Nick Clegg, obviously

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Lloyd’s of London back in profit

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Insurance market Lloyd’s of London returns to half-year profitability after there were no major natural disasters in the first six months of 2012.

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Toyota reports surge in profits

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Toyota’s profits surge in the first quarter boosted by strong sales in Japan and the US and a recovery from last year’s natural disasters.

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Honda profits increase four-fold

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Honda Motors reports a four-fold increase in first quarter profits as it continues to recover from the impact of last year’s natural disasters.

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Kvetch in May: Why Market Timing Isn’t Everything

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The vogue for the “Sell in May” trading strategy may reflect summer’s recent knack for hosting market disasters

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Edano alleges Tepco planned No. 1 pullout

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Trade minister Yukio Edano, the government’s top spokesman during the March 11 disasters, testified Sunday at the Diet that Tokyo Electric Power Co. considered withdrawing all its workers and abandoning the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant amid the meltdown crisis.
Tepco has claimed it always planned to keep key workers at the plant and never considered abandoning it.

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‘Flyjin’ rather few

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According to a recent Tokyo Metropolitan Government survey, 25 percent of foreigners living in Tokyo left Japan temporarily after the March 11, 2011 disasters. That survey seems to imply that many foreign residents did indeed become “flyjin,” a pejorative term coined from “fly” and “gaijin” or foreigner. The survey, however, also confirms that the vast majority of foreigners in Tokyo stayed right where they were — in Tokyo.
At the time, some Japanese and foreign media, as well as the governor of Tokyo, Shintaro Ishihara, inflamed the controversy by exaggerating the extent of foreigners leaving the country and impugning their motives for leaving. They suggested that in tough times, only Japanese would endure. That quasi-nationalistic suggestion should be set aside for a more dispassionate evaluation of what happened in the aftermath of the disasters, and why.

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Honda profit recovers from floods

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Japan’s Honda Motor reports a jump in profits of 61%, as car and motorcycle sales recover from a year of disasters.

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Car shipments boost Japan exports

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Japan’s exports rose in March, data shows, boosted by a jump in car shipments as the sector continues to recover from last year’s natural disasters.

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