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Amazon’s Tokyo Offices Raided in Potential Antitrust Scandal

amazon-amzn-logoRetail giant Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is in hot water with Japanese regulators over alleged antitrust practices.
NASDAQ:AMZN August 8, 2016 8:08am

Japanese Stocks Get Hammered Again as Investors Beg for More Stimulus

japanese GDP growthThe largest Japanese exchange traded fund, the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ), was falling Wednesday morning, as Japan's Nikkei 225 index got hammered to the tune of -1.88% overnight.
NYSE:EWJ August 3, 2016 8:08am

Japan Promises $45 Billion Stimulus, but Will it Actually Happen?

abeJapanThe difference between Abe's constant stimulus headlines and the actual amount injected into Japan's beleaguered economy is often quite striking.
NYSE:EWJ August 2, 2016 8:08am

Japanese Government Will Nearly Double its ETF Purchases

japanIn a welcome bit of news for Japanese ETF investors on Friday, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) said that it would almost double the growth rate of annual ETF purchases it makes.
NYSE:EWJ July 29, 2016 7:07am

Japanese Stock Investors Beware

abeJapanFrom ZeroHedge: At the same time that the Nikkei released its latest "market response" trial balloon, where it posted an article around 2am local time clearly meant for US market consumption according to which BOJ officials "were said to be leaning more toward easing", the same Nikkei also published a preview of what Japan's helicopter money may look like. There is just one problem: at first read, and judging by the market's reaction, it appears to be rather underwhelming.
NYSE:EWJ July 26, 2016 2:14pm

Japanese Stocks Jump on Hopes of 20 Trillion Yen Stimulus Plan

japanJapan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index jumped nearly 0.8% on Thursday, led by a report that the government was considering an economic stimulus plan twice the size of what was previously announced.
NYSE:EWJ July 21, 2016 7:07am

Nintendo’s Massive Gains Buoying Japanese Stock ETF

japanese GDP growthThe internet is ablaze with hundreds of millions of users of Nintendo's new Pokemon Go mobile app discussing the game. Nintendo, which owns a piece of the Pokemon franchise, is getting a huge bump from it, and that in turn is helping buoy Japan-focused ETFs.
NYSE:EWJ July 14, 2016 11:11am

The Stock Crash Of 2016: Stocks Have Already Crashed In 6 Of The World’s 8 Largest Economies

market correction bearOver the past 12 months, stock market investors around the planet have lost trillions of dollars.  Since this time last June, stocks have crashed in 6 of the world’s 8 largest economies, and stocks in the other two are down as well. 
NYSE:DIA June 20, 2016 4:16pm

Can Japanese Stocks Rise Again?

japanese GDP growthWith Japan now one of the worst performing equity markets this year, BlackRock's Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill provides an updated outlook for stocks in the Land of the Rising Sun.
NYSE:EWJ May 3, 2016 3:15pm

Watch Japan; For All Is Not Well In The Land Of The Rising Sun

japanese GDP growthOne of the epicenters of the global financial crisis that started during the second half of last year is Japan, and it looks like the markets in the land of the rising sun are entering yet another period of great turmoil. 
NYSE:EWJ April 6, 2016 2:14pm

Global Central Banks Consider Distributing Money Directly To The People

cashShould central banks create money out of thin air and give it directly to governments and average citizens?  If you can believe it, this is now under serious consideration. 
ETF BASIC NEWS March 22, 2016 3:15pm

A 918 Point Stock Market Crash In Japan And Deutsche Bank AG (USA) Denies That It Is About To Collapse

market correction bearOn Tuesday junk bonds continued to crash, the price of oil briefly dipped below 28 dollars a barrel, Deutsche Bank was forced to deny that it is on the verge of collapse, but the biggest news was what happened in Japan. 
NYSE:DIA February 10, 2016 5:17pm

5 Reasons Investors Should Consider Japan

japanese GDP growthWhile Japanese stocks have struggled lately, Heidi Richardson explains why there's still a case for investing in Japan.
NYSE:DXJ January 7, 2016 5:17pm

Where Investors Have Turned Optimistic

buyers and sellersRuss Koesterich shares his observations from Japan, where investors have turned positive on their domestic market and cautious toward the United States.
NYSE:DXJ December 23, 2015 3:15pm

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