Posts Tagged ‘NYSEarca:EWJ’

Bank Of Japan Prepares To Buy Nikkei-400 ETF To Boost Stocks

July 9th, 2014

japanese GDP growthTyler Durden: It is no secret that unlike other banks who, while directly intervening in the bond market only manipulate equity prices in relative secrecy (usually via HFT-transacting intermediaries such as Citadel), the Bank of Japan has historically had no problem Read more…


Japan: Time to Give the Land Of Falling Stocks Another Look?

June 20th, 2014

japanese GDP growthSo far, 2014 has been the year of the falling stocks in Japan. Japanese equities have lagged global stocks; their year-to-date performance is on par with stocks in crisis-plagued Russia. Read more…


Clearing Up 3 Single-Country ETF Misconceptions

April 30th, 2014

etfsIf you have a view about the prospects of a certain country’s market, it’s easier than ever to express it using an exchange traded fund (ETF). The number of so-called single-country ETFs – ETFs focusing on companies based in one particular country Read more…


Finding Value In Japanese Stocks

April 10th, 2014

japanese GDP growthJapanese equities were a favorite among investors in 2013. This year, it seems the appeal is starting to cool. March saw $0.7 billion in Japanese equity outflows, representing the first monthly redemptions in two years. Read more…


Inside The New Currency Hedged ETFs From iShares

February 14th, 2014

isharesAs the taper begins to ravage international markets, investors in the ETF world are starting to see the impact of currencies on foreign holdings. Many currencies are slumping against the U.S. dollar, and this is really having a huge negative impact on stock prices Read more…


2013 ETF Asset Report: Developed Markets Rule, Gold Falters

December 26th, 2013

etfs etfsA number of key takeaways can be observed from investing in 2013. These include a boom in the U.S. stock markets, a drawn-out period of speculation regarding the QE Taper, a turnaround in Japan helped by ‘Abenomics’, the Eurozone’s return to growth, Read more…


ETFs That Were Popular In 2013

December 24th, 2013

etfs etfs2013 was another good year for the ETF industry, as a ton of new funds hit the market. Total assets under management eclipsed the $1.6 trillion mark as well, further cementing Exchange-Traded Funds as a popular way to achieve broad exposure. Read more…


Two Japan Hedged ETFs To Consider For Your Portfolio

December 23rd, 2013

japanese GDP growthNeena Mishra: It has been a year since Shinzo Abe took over as the Prime Minister of Japan and launched an aggressive policy—popularly known as “Abenomics”—to put the country back on the growth path. The approach uses three arrows: Read more…


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…


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…


This ETF Could Breakout To All-Time Highs

November 22nd, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: While the broad based averages remain in a solid uptrend, the majority of leading stocks continue to lag, with just a handful breaking out to new highs the past few weeks. Because of this, we will continue to take a few shots Read more…


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…


Beyond U.S. Borders: 3 International Investment Trends Happening Now

October 31st, 2013

buck the trendDoes your portfolio suffer from home country bias?  If so, you’re not alone.  Despite the fact that almost 80% of global economic output and about two-thirds of the world’s equity market capitalization come from countries outside of the United States, Read more…


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…


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