Businessmen check the day's stock prices on an electric board in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. Asian stock markets advanced Thursday, lifted by better-than-expected earnings results from U.S. ... more 
Businessmen check the day's stock prices on an electric board in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. Asian stock markets advanced Thursday, lifted by better-than-expected earnings results from U.S. corporate bellwethers and growing expectations for action by the U.S. Federal Reserve to spur growth. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index jumped 163.02 points, or 1.7 percent, to 9,568.73. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shuji Kajiyama
Sat, Oct 16, 2010 9:50 PM EDT