People walk by an electric stock index display of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as the feel-good factor lingered fro

 

              People walk by an electric stock index display of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as the feel-good factor lingered fro
People walk by an electric stock index display of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as the feel-good factor lingered from near-record highs on Wall Street and signs of an upswing in U.S. manufacturing. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)