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Stocks and the Yen Are Married at the Hip

Wanna know where stocks are headed? Watch the Japanese Yen! If you follow our research, it’s been no secret that the Yen has been driving market’s up. More 

U.N. Orders Japan to Stop Whaling in Antarctic

The International Court of Justice has ordered Japan to immediately cease whaling operations in the ocean near Antarctica. More 

U.S., European ETFs Will Take Cues From Japanese Stimulus

Nearly 200 ETFs have recovered 52-week highs, but going forward what may matter the most is how the Japanese economy performs. Here's why FXY and DXJ matter. More 

EWJ: Stay Away From Japanese Stocks Despite the Correction

Japanese stocks are officially in a correction, but don't be fooled into thinking you should buy any of these equities ... ever. More 

BEAM – Japan’s Suntory to Buy Jim Beam Parent in $16B Deal

Japan's Suntory says it will pay $16 billion to acquire Illinois-based Beam Inc., a 25% premium over BEAM's last closing price. More 

MCD Stock – Uh-Oh! McDonald’s Japan to Close 74 Locations

Despite news of store closings and falling profits at McDonald's Japan, MCD stock rose modestly in Friday trading. More 

Tuesday Apple Rumors: DoCoMo Deal Drives Japan iPhone Surge

Apple iPhone sales soar in Japan after NTT DoCoMo deal; China Mobile says no iPhone deal yet; and suspected thief arrested at Apple's new HQ site. More