TOPWRAP 4-Grim US, Japan figures show world crisis deepening


* U.S. Q4 GDP down 3.8 pct, sharpest fall since 1982 * Japan industrial output falls record 9.6 pct in December * Hitachi warns of record loss, NEC to slash 20,000 jobs * Euro zone inflation fall points to ECB rate cut (For more on global financial crisis, click on [nCRISIS]) By Dan Lalor LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is shrinking at its fastest rate since 1982, Japan has fallen into deeper recession and tumbling inflation in the euro zone is spurring expectations ...

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