Japan's two-year yields dropped to a record low of minus 0.04 percent after the central bank maintained unprecedented stimulus to help the nation reach a 2 percent inflation target amid a decline in crude oil prices.
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the economy's continued improvement tempered dismissals.
The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest day in three years, soaring more than 400 points as the stock market extended a rally into a second day.
... * Govt says revision won't affect 2014 economic growth. * Change due mainly to greater contribution from services. * Historical GDP data series still being revised (Adds details, analyst quotes).
TRENTON - A dispute between billionaire investor Carl Icahn and union workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino prompted state lawmakers to delay a final vote today on a package of five bills aiming to help financially strapped Atlantic City.