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How will Japanese recession affect U.S. recovery?
How will Japanese recession affect U.S. recovery?

Japan's unexpected fall into recession — the latest stumble for its long-struggling economy — poses another obstacle to the U.S. recovery and demonstrates the problems many key nations still are having regaining their economic footing after the Great Recession. A major trading partner for the U.S. and California, Japan now has had four recessions since the 2008 financial crisis. The latest one to hit the world's third-largest economy comes amid fears that another recession is looming in Europe that could sap even more foreign demand for U.S. products. "Much like with Europe, if they really went into a tailspin, that would damage an already fragile global...

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