A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Asian markets rose Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve gave no indication it was pr

 

              A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Asian markets rose Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve gave no indication it was pr
A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Asian markets rose Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve gave no indication it was preparing to wind down a massive bond-buying program that has propelled investors into stocks. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)