Japan's Forsaken Homes Restored to Old Styles

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Real estate developers and entrepreneurs have been rediscovering the value of Japan's ancient homes, whose restorations are delivering investment returns of as high as 80 percent. The so-called machiya also are providing a source of tourism revenue to Japan's shrinking villages as investors seek new ways to draw visitors. Bloomberg's Kathleen Chu reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
Nepal Quake, Everest Avalanche Show Danger of Sherpa Life
57:01 - Michael Kodas, author of "High Crimes: The Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed," discusses the Nepal earthquake and Mount Everest avalanche with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)
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