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Nasdaq Drop Is A Major Buying Opportunity

April 15th, 2014

nasdaqJon Markman: Stocks have been under pressure in the past couple of weeks over concerns that central banks around the world are backing away from their commitment to monetary stimulus at a time when the global economy has still not sufficiently Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:XLK

The Japanese Debt Bomb Could Set Off Global Panic At Any Moment

August 12th, 2013

japanese GDP growthHow much is 1,000,000,000,000,000 yen worth?  Well, a quadrillion yen is worth approximately 10.5 trillion dollars.  It is an amount of money that is larger than the “the economies of Germany, France and the U.K. combined“.  It is such an astounding Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

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

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not In The ETF World

March 28th, 2013

best and worstLast week was a mixed bag overall for the U.S. equity market. The Fed kept its hand steady on its QE program, leaving many investors to focus internationally instead. Read more…

NYSE:FJP, NYSE:INXX, NYSE:SCIF, NYSE:SCJ

iShares MSCI Japan Index ETF Signaling Continued Bull Trend? (EWJ, MTU, HMC, TM)

February 19th, 2013

japanese GDP growthEric Dutram: Amid shakiness in the developed world, Japan seems to be potentially back on track after a long time. The new Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has promised to resurrect the economy and to prevent uncontrolled rise of the currency. Read more…

NYSE:EWJ

Breaking Down The Currency Wars (FXE, UUP, FXY, EUO, FXB, FXC, FXA)

February 5th, 2013

currency1Martin Hutchinson: It’s war by other means. With the Bank of Japan now buying government bonds and targeting an inflation rate of 2%, a global race to the bottom is on again. Read more…

NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXC, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY

Another Bullish Factor For Japan ETFs (DXJ, YCS, FXY, EWJ, VWO)

January 24th, 2013

investingTom Essaye: There has been a tremendous focus on the Japanese economy and the Japanese yen since former Prime Minster Shinzo Abe regained power in December. Most of the attention has been on his determination to break the back of deflation, which has been a decades-long problem in Japan. Read more…

NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:YCS

Why Bank of Japan Policy Is Doomed To Failure (YCS, FXY, EWJ, VWO, EEM)

January 24th, 2013

japanese GDP growthJeff Uscher: The Bank of Japan (BOJ), Japan’s central bank, bowed to government pressure this week by adopting a 2% inflation target and accepting responsibility for achieving that goal “as early as possible.” Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:YCS

14 Reasons The World Economy Is Getting Weaker

September 27th, 2012

The United States is not the only one with massive economic problems right now.  The truth is that just about wherever you look around the globe things are getting even worse.  Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

QE4? Why The Wall Street Banks Will Still Want More

September 24th, 2012

QE3 has barely even started and some folks on Wall Street are already clamoring for QE4.  In fact, as you will read below, one equity strategist at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Read more…

NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:XLF

Three ETFs To Watch This Week (EWUS, VXX, XLI)

September 24th, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: While markets struggled to find a definitive direction last week, a new player entered the “stimulus package” game: Japan. In a surprise announcement, the Bank of Japan revealed  an aggressive expansion of its monetary easing program. And now with three global heavy Read more…

BATS:EWUS, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XLI

Global Easing: The Perfect Storm For Gold Prices (GLD, FSG, UGLD)

September 23rd, 2012

Jared Cummans: The past few weeks have seen a major shake-up in the global economy, as central banks from around the world have taken aggressive actions to try and boost Read more…

NYSE:FSG, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:UGLD

Central Banks Gone Berserk: The Deadliest Vicious Cycle We’ve Ever Seen (GLD, SLV, TZA, FAS, SKF, XLF)

April 23rd, 2012

Martin D. Weiss:  My family and I have been tracking speculative bubbles and busts for 80 years. We’ve personally witnessed 12 recessions, two depressions, five stock market crashes, three real estate busts, three bank failure epidemics, and two of the most vicious inflationary spirals of all time. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:XLF

To Make Money In This Bubble-and-Bust World, You MUST Be A Contrarian (TZA, FAS, FAZ, SKF, XLF)

April 16th, 2012

Martin D. Weiss: I rarely recommend that you wade through a wordy speech by an economic theorist delivered to an audience of stuffy bankers. But last week’s address by PIMCO Vice President El-Erian to the St. Louis Fed is one you absolutely MUST not miss. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:XLF

Japan’s Disaster Recovery Is Providing Opportunities For Investors (EWJ, YCS, VWO, EEM, FXI)

March 14th, 2012

Tom Essaye:  This week marks the one-year anniversary of the tsunami hitting Japan (NYSEArca:EWJ) and the Fukushima nuclear meltdown. Undoubtedly  the country is still healing from the effects of those disasters. But recent data has shown a recovery might be underway that could provide Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:VWO, NYSE:YCS




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