Japanese Weakness Underlines Global Growth Hazards | Benzinga
In what has become a sad but familiar pattern, Japan's economy is headed for another dip, partially thanks to an unsustainably strong yen.78 yen can buy a dollar Monday morning, a rate that makes Japanese goods much too expensive for effective export. Last week, the yen reached an eleven-year high
Asian Stocks Extend Quarterly Gain On Economic Optimism
Asian stocks rose, extending the biggest quarterly gain since 2010, after better-than-expected economic data in the U.S. and China fueled optimism the global economy is recovering, boosting the earnings outlook for the region’s exporters.Honda Motor Co. (7267), a Japanese carmaker that gets 83
Japanese Equities Herald Return To Inflation
Are Japanese equities signaling that the country’s era of deflation is finally coming to an end?If so, investors worldwide will have plenty to chew over, even if they don’t hold any Japanese assets.Although the Japanese market has gained from the euphoric global mood since markets hit
Japan's Record Trade Deficit Is A Good Thing: Analyst
Glen Wood, Partner & Head of Sales, Ji Asia says trade deficit is positive as it provides a lot reasons for the BoJ and Ministry of Finance to come in with new policies to stimulate economic growth.
Japan’s Economy Shrinks More Than Forecast
Containers are stacked at a shipping terminal in Tokyo, Japan. Photographer: Haruyoshi Yamaguchi/BloombergJapan’s economy contracted more than economists forecast in the fourth quarter as exports slid on weakness in global demand and strength in the yen.Gross domestic product shrank an annualized
Japan Earthquake And Tsunami: See How The Country Has Rebuilt...
You gotta have heart: Who needs a romantic lobster dinner when you can have a lamp filled with heart-shaped candies?Grammys 2012 | Christie Blatchford | 2013 Winter Classic | Toronto City Hall | Andrew Coyne | GOP primaries | IranThis combination of pictures shows debris covering a
The Myth Of Japan’s Failure - NYTimes.com
DESPITE some small signs of optimism about the United States economy, unemployment is still high, and the country seems stalled.Time and again, Americans are told to look to Japan as a warning of what the country might become if the right path is not followed, although there is intense disagreement
Japan’s Tankan Large Manufacturer Sentiment Rises To 2 From...
Toyota Motor Corp. Yaris compact vehicles bound for export at the port of Sendai, Japan. Japanese companies have been restoring operations after the quake and tsunami disrupted supply chains, with Toyota Motor Corp. boosting production for the first time in a year in August and hiring temporary
How To Profit From The Downgrade Of Japan And Its Banks |...
After a strong opening, Japanese stock prices fell for most of the Wednesday trading session after Moody's Investor Service downgraded Japan's credit rating from Aa2 down to Aa3.Moody's Investor Service said that Japan's disappointing growth rate, large budget deficits and political uncertainty
How To Profit From Japanese Warning To Currency Speculators |...
Despite news that the Japanese central bank might intervene to reverse a rising yen, the Japanese stock market fell more than 1% during Monday trading because of fears that the United States' economy could fall in to recession. The Nikkei 225 index of Japanese stocks fell 91.11 points, or 1.04%, to
How To Profit After Obama's Debt Deal Sends Asian Stocks...
All of the significant stock market indexes in the Asia/Pacific region ended Monday trading higher after news broke that President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders had reached a deal to raise the United States debt ceiling in order to prevent the country from defaulting on its debts.
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