Japan Enters Recession Before Election

The world's third largest economy is officially back in recession just five days before the country's general election. It's the fifth recession in 15 years, and comes as the opposition leader Shinzo Abe demands for more economic stimulus. Aika Nanao looks at what this election means for Abe and Japan.

U.S. Dollar in 2016: Will It Strengthen Further?
21:50 - Patrick Armstrong, chief investment officer at Plurimi Investment Managers, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar and for commodities. He speaks to Bloomberg's Guy Johnson on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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