News tagged with economic slump

Voters' choices based on performance, not policy

Voters in U.S. presidential races make choices based on a candidate's performance rather than on his or her policy positions—even when those stances run counter to the voters' own, according to a new book by a University ...

Oct 03, 2012
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Sony books $870mln quarterly profit

Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony Corp. Thursday announced a third-quarter net profit of 870 million dollars, a result it said "significantly exceeded expectations".

Feb 04, 2010
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Japan's NEC to exit supercomputer project

Japan's ailing IT giant NEC Corp. said Thursday that it would withdraw from a government-backed supercomputer project as part of its efforts to cut costs during the economic slump.

May 14, 2009
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