The global economy has gotten increasingly interdependent, and that crushed stocks on one day in 2015.
News & Analysis: Nikkei 225
A bullish response after the Federal Reserve released its latest minutes helped send stocks higher.
Investors will now look to the next Bank of Japan meeting for further support.
Support from the Bank of Japan could keep the market moving forward.
Some gave credit for Monday's gains to progress on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but there are many moving pieces in the trade puzzle.
After a tough quarter, Japan's stock market started October well.
Today's gains still left the Nikkei down 14% for the quarter.
Major markets in the Pacific Rim fell early Tuesday after the drop in the Dow.
The stock market in Japan has corrected more than the Dow. Find out why.
Some market analysts think so, but putting too much stock in low interest rates is risky.