A man uses a mobile phone as he passes the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Asian stocks posted modest gains Tuesday after Fed chief Ben Ber

 

              A man uses a mobile phone as he passes the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Asian stocks posted modest gains Tuesday after Fed chief Ben Ber
A man uses a mobile phone as he passes the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Asian stocks posted modest gains Tuesday after Fed chief Ben Bernanke said the central bank's bond buying is providing crucial support for the U.S. economy, suggesting it will continue despite divisions with the Fed. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)