Negative Interest Rates are Killing Japan’s Banks

negative-interest-ratesFrom Negative interest rates in Japan and Europe are having an adverse effect on their private banks, and further rate cuts will only accelerate their demise.
NYSE:EWJ August 14, 2016 9:02am

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 11:26am

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

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
NYSE:EWJ October 2, 2013 10:12am

The iShares MSCI Japan Index ETF (EWJ) Is Positioned For Further Gains

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: After a four-day shakeout below the 50-day moving average, iShares MSCI Japan Index (NYSEARCA:EWJ) is now back above that pivotal intermediate-term indicator of trend. The ETF is also now trading above its 20-day exponential moving average
NYSE:EWJ August 6, 2013 11:50am

A Closer Look At The iShares MSCI Japan Index ETF Trade

buy-and-holdIn the July 8 issue of our swing trade newsletter, we pointed out that iShares MSCI Japan Index (NYSEARCA:EWJ) was recovering nicely after a sharp selloff in late May/early June.
NYSE:EWJ July 10, 2013 11:09am

Japan Currency Trade Hits A Stumbling Block

japanese GDP growthDavid Fabian: One of the hottest ETFs of the year has been the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Currency ETF (NYSEARCA:DXJ) which hit an intra-day high in May and has since fallen nearly 18% over the last 10 trading sessions.  Prior to this sell off,
NYSE:DXJ June 6, 2013 4:18pm

Profiting From Japan’s Soaring Bond Yields With This ETF

japanese GDP growthMike Burnick: As investors we’ve grown accustomed to European financial crises triggering volatility in our markets. But the epicenter for last week’s volatility came from across the Pacific instead.
NYSE:EWJ May 30, 2013 3:03pm

Two Reasons Not To Panic After The Sell Off In Japan

japanThe Japanese market experienced a major sell off Thursday, prompting many investors to ask me for an update on my view of Japanese stocks.
NYSE:EWJ May 24, 2013 2:12pm

Japanese Stock Market Plunge A Warning To U.S. Investors?

japanese GDP growthDavid Zeiler: Wall Street woke up to grim news on Thursday morning (today) - overnight the Japanese stock market, as measured by the Nikkei index, lost a stunning 7.3%.

Japanese Stocks In A Bubble Again?

japanese GDP growth: Japan (NYSEARCA:EWJ) is currently on cloud nine, with exports bursting out of the gate and Japanese stocks flying high. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index in Japan is up a whopping 48% this year.
NYSE:EWJ May 23, 2013 11:48am

Will Cheap Money From The Bank of Japan Revive Its Economy?

japanese GDP growth: Chinese stocks are a disappointment in 2013 and, at this point, are looking to underperform the U.S. stock market for the fourth consecutive year.
NYSE:EWJ May 14, 2013 3:40pm

Playing The Japan ETF To Hedge Your Currency Risk

japanese GDP growthDavid Fabian: Japan has been one of the most supercharged international equity markets in 2013 with the iShares MSCI Japan Index (NYSEARCA:EWJ) posting a year-to-date gain of 20.82% which handily
NYSE:EFA May 12, 2013 11:41pm

When Does The Madness End For Japanese Government Bonds?

money and investingMike Larson: I don’t know if you’re a Seinfeld fan like me. But one of my favorite episodes of all time was “The Bizarro Jerry.” In that 1996 show, Jerry Seinfeld and the rest of his friends meet versions
NYSE:EWJ April 18, 2013 10:42pm

Why Japan’s Aggressive Money Tree Is Disastrous

japanese GDP growthGeorge Leong: The world is going gangbusters, printing money to drive the economies and growth. Yet despite the bailouts in the eurozone (NYSEARCA:VGK) and easy monetary policy in Europe, Asia, and the U.S., there’s a sense a financial crisis could surface down the road.
NYSE:EWJ April 10, 2013 6:05pm

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