Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


A Bullish Trend In The iShares MSCI Japan Index ETF (EWJ)?

September 24th, 2013

japanese GDP growthMorpheus Trading: iShares MSCI Japan Index (NYSEARCA:EWJ) has been in rally mode since putting in a nasty “shakeout” candle on August 30, when the price action gapped below support for a day and immediately gapped back above the next. Read more…


The Debt Ceiling Debate Could Spell Disaster For Your Portfolio

September 19th, 2013

recession government:  A new report released on Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reveals some damning evidence that the country is headed for trouble. (Source: “The 2013 Long-Term Budget Outlook,” Congressional Budget Office Read more…


The Greatest Debt Crisis The World Has Ever Seen Is Coming

September 17th, 2013

debtThe largest mountain of debt in the history of the world just continues to grow even larger, and everyone knows that this colossal debt spiral is not going to end well.  But we all keep playing along Read more…


China and Japan Don’t Want Our Bonds

September 6th, 2013

market bondsIan Wyatt: Amid all the news about Syria and record oil prices, you may have missed a crucial red flag for the bond market. Read more…


Japan ETFs Rise Ahead of BOJ Meeting

September 4th, 2013

japanese GDP growthMarcus Holland: Japan’s equity markets are beginning to gain traction lifting in the broader Nikkei driving up the value of the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) DXJ (the Wisdom Tree Japan Hedge Equity) fund.   Japanese data although mixed has shown an increase in liquidity Read more…


Trouble On The Horizon For Japan ETFs?

August 15th, 2013

japanese GDP growthThe world’s third largest economy, Japan, is heading towards growth after 20 long years of stagnation. The signs can be easily seen in Japan’s Nikkei Index, which rose by almost 35% this year thanks to the government’s stimulus policies. Read more…


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…


The Shinzo Abe Plan Is Putting Japan On A Collision Course With A Debt Crisis

July 24th, 2013

abeJapanTres KnippaAs expected, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) won a majority in the Upper House  in Japan Sunday night.  The market has responded with a bit of a yawn in Yen and JGB futures. Now we get to see Shinzo Abe fire the Read more…


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