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If Money Printing Failed In Japan, Why Would It Work In The U.S.?

December 18th, 2013

printing QEMichael Lombardi: What the Federal Reserve is doing in the U.S.—its effort to get the economy going via its money printing program—has already been tried by the second-largest economy in the world: Japan (NYSEARCA:EWJ). Read more…

NYSE:EWJ

WisdomTree To Begin Trading The WisdomTree Japan Interest Rate Strategy Fund (NASDAQ:JGBB)

December 18th, 2013

new9WisdomTree has announced that they will begin trading the WisdomTree Japan Interest Rate Strategy Fund (NASDAQ:JGBB) Wednesday, December 18, 2013. The WisdomTree Japan Interest Rate Strategy Fund (the “Fund”) seeks to Read more…

FUND LAUNCH, NASDAQ:JGBB

Should Investors Consider Japan Hedged Equity ETFs?

December 12th, 2013

japanese GDP growthThe Japanese economy – which was stalled out by the disaster caused by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 and a long-stretched deflationary rut – waited for a turnaround for quite some time and seems to have found it lately. Read more…

NYSE:DBJP, NYSE:DXJ

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

Now Is the Time to Ride the Japanese Stimulus Bubble

December 11th, 2013

japanese yen etfNearly 25 years after peaking in 1989 the Nikkei 225 (INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) has rediscovered its mojo in a big way.  Though it still needs to more than double to get back to its former glory, the index is up 43% for 2013 and nearly Read more…

NYSE:DBJP, NYSE:DXJ

Japan Experiencing The Ugly Effects Of Its Own Policy

December 1st, 2013

japanese GDP growthGold Silver Worlds: Exactly a year ago, Japan (NYSEARCA:EWJ) announced its monstrous monetary stimulus, beating even Helicopter Bernanke who had just started its fourth round of QE. Read more…

NYSE:DBJP, NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ

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

Four Reasons Japan Could Continue To Be The Land Of The Rising Stock Market

October 31st, 2013

japanese GDP growthWhile U.S. stocks are having a stellar year, Japanese stocks are doing even better. Year-to-date, the Nikkei 225 is up nearly 40%. Even after adjusting for a falling yen, Japanese stocks are up around 23%. Read more…

NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ

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

Are Japanese Stocks The Most Compelling Investments Worldwide? (NYSE:SNE, NYSE:TM)

October 24th, 2013

japan: A few months ago, I opined that Japanese stocks are among the most compelling investments worldwide. Sure enough, since its June low the market there is up 18%. Yet I feel even stronger about Japanese equities now than Read more…

NYSE:DFJ, NYSE:EWJ

The Guggenheim China Small Cap ETF (HAO) Is Showing Great Relative Strength

October 10th, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: While the US market has taken a bit of a hit, BRIC ETFs have held up surprisingly well. Brazil, Russia, India, and especially China, have mostly ignored the selloff in the US market. Read more…

NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:HAO

Proposed WisdomTree Japan Bond Bear Strategy ETF In Focus

October 9th, 2013

wisdomtreeWisdomTree has enjoyed an incredible level of success with its ultra-popular Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEARCA:DXJ) this year. Thanks to the success that has come from focusing on Japan, the company now appears ready to put Read more…

NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:JGBS

Dow Jones Industrial Average: The Long-Term Effect Of The Fed’s Printing Program

October 8th, 2013

printing QEMichael Lombardi: If you want to see how this all turns out in the end, I’m talking about the Federal Reserve’s program of printing over $1.0 trillion a year in new paper money (something that’s never happened in history), we need not look Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Watching The iShares MSCI Japan Index ETF (EWJ) For A Buy Entry

October 2nd, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Not surprisingly, stocks blew off the news of the partial government shutdown and followed through on Monday’s bullish reversal action. The NASDAQ Composite, Russell 2000, and S&P Mid-cap 400 each closed with gains Read more…

NYSE:EWJ

Why This Coal ETF Has Huge Upside Potential

September 27th, 2013

coalPeter Krauth: An array of energy’s sub-industries are making a fortune from America’s natural gas boom (NYSEARCA:UNG). Read more…

NYSE:KOL




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