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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 

Stocks Surge as Japan Joins Stimulus Party

The surprise announcement caused stocks around the globe to rally. More 

Japanese Stocks: The Star of the Second Half (EWJ, DXJ)

After a terrible first half, Japanese stocks are clobbering U.S. equities -- and have more room to run. More 

Japan: Apocalypse Now or Apocalypse Later?

The yen is doomed. Japan's fiscal position and imploding demographics suggest the yen is well on its way to zero. More