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3 Japanese Stocks to Buy Against the Grain

Investors are running away from Japan stocks. However, when it comes to Japanese stocks, the issue to focus on is quality, not quantity. More 

Unemployment at 19%? Your Asset Allocation Should Reflect Reality

A realistic look at the unemployment picture in the US suggests that investors look to their portfolios' asset allocations and make changes as necessary More 

A Faltering Economy Might Be Good for Japanese Stocks

The triumvirate of profit growth, central bank stimulus and share repurchases are driving Japanese stock more than economic data. More 

Why Now Is the Time to Buy Japanese Stocks

Japanese stocks still offer some value, especially in smaller-cap stocks. Active management is your best bet for hunting those bargains. More 

3 ETFs to Best Play International Markets (EWS, EWJ, EZA)

While American stocks have softened recently, these three ETFs (EWS, EWJ, EZA) covering international markets offer high-yield solutions! More 

Japan Credit Rating Downgraded? Thanks, Captain Obvious

Fitch has belatedly lowered Japan's credit rating. Given the issues with Japanese debt, the future looks pretty bleak for Japan's economy. More 

Can the Japanese Stock Market Maintain Its Hot Run?

Extraordinary monetary policy (aka quantitative easing on steroids) is trumping economic weakness and declining corporate profits to juice Japanese stocks. More