The turmoil engulfing Viacom deepened on Tuesday as weak earnings and continued concern over the company's leadership sent shares down more than 21 percent, the lowest level in more than five years.
TOKYO Asian stocks dipped early on Wednesday amid smouldering banking sector concerns, particularly banks in Europe, while the safe-haven yen stood atop large gains made overnight.
... * Bank's market value has almost halved since a year ago. * Two top 10 investors say running out of patience with turnaround.
Drivers in Chicago and other parts of the Midwest may see gasoline prices at the pump fall to 99 cents a gallon as regional stockpiles swell.
As we headed into end of January, the market was focused on a Fed meeting. But as we suggested, it was Japan that was the main event.