How 14 of the world's largest currencies fared against the dollar in 2011.
Stock market futures in US edge up as tensions ease over Kim Jong Il's passing. Asia markets close lower, but stock market in Germany, Britain, and France recover.
Green cars enjoy the limelight at Tokyo Motor Show. But car makers – including Japan's – are increasingly looking to China, India, and other nations with greater growth potential. Could this new focus curb green cars' innovation?
Stocks drop 1 percent or more on major European indexes because of concerns about Italian debt. Japan limits losses with yen intervention. US stocks expected to open lower.