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Why Japan Is The Next Big Trade

December 12th, 2013

japanese GDP growthMoe Zulfiqar: The central bank of Japan has taken center stage when it comes to using extraordinary measures to revive growth in an economy. In an effort to boost the Japanese economy, the central bank has resorted to quantitative easing. Read more…

NYSE:FXY, NYSE:NKY

What’s Next For Stalling Japan ETFs

November 26th, 2013

japanese GDP growthDavid Fabian:  The Japanese economy got off to a roaring start through the first half of 2013 and then subsequently stalled due to concerns about the effectiveness of the governments quantitative easing efforts.   Read more…

NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:FXP, NYSE:FXY

How Japan’s Failure Can Be A Boon For Smart Investors

October 25th, 2013

japanese GDP growthMoe Zulfiqar: The Japanese economy has been in trouble for some time. The central bank of the country and the government of Japan have tried many different tactics to revive the economy. They have been struggling, with the interest rates Read more…

NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:FXY

Why Japanese Yen ETFs Will Continue To Struggle

September 18th, 2013

japanese yen etfInvestors across the globe have been closely monitoring the Syria issue and the likelihood of a military attack by Western powers. Read more…

NYSE:FXY, NYSE:JYN

Japan Currency Trade Hits A Stumbling Block

June 6th, 2013

japanese GDP growthDavid Fabian: One of the hottest ETFs of the year has been the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Currency ETF (NYSEARCA:DXJ) which hit an intra-day high in May and has since fallen nearly 18% over the last 10 trading sessions.  Prior to this sell off, Read more…

NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:FXY

Playing The Japan ETF To Hedge Your Currency Risk

May 12th, 2013

japanese GDP growthDavid Fabian: Japan has been one of the most supercharged international equity markets in 2013 with the iShares MSCI Japan Index (NYSEARCA:EWJ) posting a year-to-date gain of 20.82% which handily Read more…

NYSE:EFA, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:FXY

Next Stop for Investors, The Land of the Rising Sun

April 22nd, 2013

japanFor decades pundits have been claiming Japan’s “zombie” economy was here to stay; nothing could be done to revive it or the moribund stock market. Fast forward to 2013. A new government installed in Tokyo and Read more…

NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:JYF

ETF Spotlight: Bull and Bear ETFs To Play The Japanese Yen

April 22nd, 2013

new etfsSome investors are now thinking that the investment case in Japan has changed. The country appears to be going all in on fighting deflation, as evidenced by recent aggressive monetary easing policies Read more…

NYSE:FXY, NYSE:JYN, NYSE:YCL, NYSE:YCS

Quantitative Easing: Essentially A Line of Credit For The U.S. Government

April 10th, 2013

recession government: Through its third round of quantitative easing, the Federal Reserve is essentially printing $85.0 billion a month in new money and buying government bonds and mortgage-backed securities with the newly printed money. The Bank of Japan Read more…

NYSE:FXY

Is The U.S. Dollar Making A Top? (UUP, FXB, FXE, FXY)

March 22nd, 2013

dollar etfPatrick MontesDeOca: After the Bank of England Governor Mervyn King signalled concern regarding the value of US currency, the British Pound rallied against the US dollar (NYSEARCA:UUP) and closed above $1.51. Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:UUP

What To Expect From These Currency ETFs (UUP, FXE, FXY, FXB)

March 19th, 2013

currency1Eric Dutram: Although many investors overlook currency ETFs, these products can usually tell us a lot about equity performance. Generally speaking, when the dollar is surging it can lead to a weak equity market, while the opposite is often true with a weak dollar. Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:UUP

In A Currency War, All Is Not What It Seems (UUP, UDN, FXY, EUO, GLD)

March 17th, 2013

currency1Shah Gilani: The world may not be engaged in a currency war yet, but it is engaged in a growth war. Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Weekly Technical Landscape For Currency ETFs (FXB, FXE, FXY)

March 11th, 2013

currency1Patrick MontesDeOca: The CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling ETF (NYSEARCA:FXB) closed at 147.48. The market closing below the daily 50 MA (155) is confirmation that the trend momentum is bearish. With the market closing below the VC Weekly Price Momentum Indicator of 148.24 Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY

The Best Stocks To Buy As Global “Currency Wars” Begin (YCS, FXY, FXE, EUO, TM, PKX, SNY, SI)

February 14th, 2013

dollar etfJeff Uscher: Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s recent success in talking the yen lower against other currencies has increased fears over “currency wars.” Now investors are on the hunt for the best investments to profit from central bankers’ “race to the bottom” in 2013. Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:YCS

The Ultimate Guide To International ETF Investing (BZF, EWZ, EWJ, FXY, DXJ)

February 6th, 2013

etfs etfsEric Dutram: Investors have largely embraced international ETFs to start 2013. Funds tracking emerging markets have seen particularly huge inflows and are easily setting the pace for ETFs this year. Read more…

NYSE:BZF, NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:FXY




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