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Buffett: Invest now in Japanese companies

Investment guru Warren Buffett says now is the time to buy stock in Japanese companies, Economy+Leaders.jpgReuters reports today.

The billionaire heard of Berkshire hathaway Inc. said Japan will recover from the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear plant disasters that have racked the country.

“It will take some time to rebuild, but it will not change the economic future of Japan,” Buffett says in the Reuters story. “If I owned Japanese stocks, I would certainly not be selling them.”

Read the full Reuters story here.

Meeting set on Knoxville trade with Japan

Developing business connections between companies in Knoxville and Kitakyushu, Japan  will be the focus of a meeting Thursday at the Knoxville Chamber.

A business delegation from Kitakyushu will be in town to meet with local businesses and government officials to talk about trade opportunities.

Any chamber member can attend, but the focus of the meeting will be on environmental- and energy-related business.

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