You shouldn’t be surprised if I tell you I like Asia. I talk about Asia frequently, both in my Money and Markets columns and in International ETF Trader.
Below is a table in order of the sum of the 3, 6, and 12 month returns for a diverse list of individual country ETFs. Each column represents returns for various time frames and the percent each ETF is
The world’s cheapest major stock market is… Japan. “It’s hard for investors to buy stocks,” Tomochika Kitaoka, a senior strategist at Tokyo’s Mizuho Securities, told Bloomberg yesterday.
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan’s narrow Tuesday victory over Ichiro Ozawa for the leadership of the Democratic Party of Japan wouldn’t normally get investor pulses racing – after all Japan has
Was this a “good” week for the markets? Yesterday morning I put out an Alert to Members regarding our level watch: “Keep in mind that our 2.5% levels represent a 5% run from the bottom
For many in the U.S., a strong currency sounds like a nice problem to have. A firm greenback effectively reduces the cost of flat-screen TV’s from Asia and makes overseas vacations a little
No hunter worth his salt would try to nail a trophy bighorn with a shotgun. It would be equally foolish to try bagging a prize turkey with a rifle shot. The same thinking applies when you’re going after stocks. You have to use the right investment tools to fit your strategy. It sounds simple, but […]
The Wall Street Journal reported last week that, for the first time in three years, foreign investors are increasing their holdings in the Japanese stock market. Data released by the Tokyo Stock