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It’s Currency War; And Japan Has Fired The First Shot

japan yenThis is the big problem with fiat currency - eventually the temptation to print more of it when you are in a jam becomes too powerful to resist.  In a surprise move on Friday, the Bank of Japan dramatically increased
NYSE:EWJ November 3, 2014 9:21pm

Save Haven and Volatility ETFs To Watch Amid Turmoil [ProShares Trust II, iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)]

technical bounceThe global stock market had a shaky start to Q4. Bad news was rampant in almost all key nations pushing the S&P 500 to end the trading below its 200-day moving average on October 13. The Nasdaq Composite also shed about 8.6% from
NYSE:FXY October 15, 2014 4:16pm

Safe Haven ETFs To Evade Geopolitical Tensions [SPDR Gold Trust (ETF), Guggenheim CurrencyShares Japanese]

safe-investmentsThough the broad U.S. stock market has easily outweighed geopolitical concerns and are hovering near its all-time high, the latest series of events might point to some volatility in the coming weeks.
NYSE:FXY July 22, 2014 3:15pm

Japanese Yen ETF Is Crashing Following Weak Trade Data [Guggenheim CurrencyShares Japanese]

japanese GDP growthDavid Becker: Currency Shares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSEARCA:FXY) is declining sharply following weaker than expected trade data released by the government on Monday.  The increase in Japan’s trade deficit coincides with a momentum sell signal
NYSE:FXI April 22, 2014 4:16pm

Why Japan Is The Next Big Trade

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.
NYSE:FXY December 12, 2013 1:13pm

What’s Next For Stalling Japan ETFs

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.  
NYSE:DXJ November 26, 2013 3:15pm

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

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
NYSE:EWJ October 25, 2013 5:17pm

Why Japanese Yen ETFs Will Continue To Struggle

japanese yen etfInvestors across the globe have been closely monitoring the Syria issue and the likelihood of a military attack by Western powers.
NYSE:FXY September 18, 2013 4:16pm

Japan Currency Trade Hits A Stumbling Block

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,
NYSE:DXJ June 6, 2013 4:16pm

Playing The Japan ETF To Hedge Your Currency Risk

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
NYSE:EFA May 12, 2013 11:23pm

Next Stop for Investors, The Land of the Rising Sun

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
NYSE:EWJ April 22, 2013 2:14pm

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

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
NYSE:FXY

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

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
NYSE:FXY April 10, 2013 1:13pm

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

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.
NYSE:FXB March 22, 2013 4:16pm

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