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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 

Shinzo Abe’s Win Doesn’t Mean Much for Japanese Stocks

Shinzo Abe won his snap election, but four more years of Abenomics won't fix fix Japan's demographic problems. More 

Why You Should Use Currency Hedging Via ETFs

Despite the fact that foreign exchange is the world’s largest marketplace, many retail investors are blissfully unaware that their stock holdings actually are at the mercy of this marketplace. Here's how to beat your competition. More