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Euro falls to 4-1/2 year low against dollar after ECB chief hints at stimulus

...enacting its own bond purchase program."The comments suggest the ECB will soon adopt sovereign debt QE which may come as soon as their next meeting," said Lee Hardman, a currency analyst at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
Jobs report to help show whether US economy is for real

...the holiday shopping season."The momentum looks strong," said Chris Rupkey, the chief economist at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.Encouraging as the latest figures are, hopes for a robust finish to 2013 hinge on strong hiring. And that...
FDIC suit says 16 big banks rigged key rate

...Bank and Portigon, British banks HSBC and Lloyds, France's Societe Generale, Japan's Norinchukin Bank and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, and Royal Bank of Canada.
Monthly retail figures: Dissecting the numbers

...disappointing, up only 1.6 percent, according to the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd.'s 80-store tally. That was well below...fact, Michael P. Niemira, vice president of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, who has been tracking monthly retail sales...
Nation's retailers brace for rocky holiday

...said Michael Niemira, vice president of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd. Niemira expects that sales at stores open...much more beyond retail inventories," said Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi's Niemira. "It affects paychecks. And it...
Economy is looking up as year ends

...months should be the best."Things are looking up," says Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.When The Associated Press surveyed 43 economists in August, they pegged the likelihood of another recession...
Economy adds jobs at fastest pace in 3 years

...encouraged and starting to look for work."This recovery is for real," said Chris Rupkey, the economist at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.The economy added 162,000 jobs for the month. About a third of the gains came from the census, with much...
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Knology sold for more than $750 million

...companies said in a statement.Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ have committed debt financing for the deal.Knology, which traces its roots to The Interstate and Valley...
Blackout cost estimated at up to $6 billion

...most of the losses would be recouped in the next few days and weeks. Michael P. Niemira, vice president of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Inc., estimated that merchants made up two-thirds of their $30 million lost business on Saturday. There...
Retailers report sluggish April sales

...Niemira, vice president of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd., said that while...positive surprises ahead." Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi's same-store sales tally...March, according to the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi index. Niemira and other...