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Credit Suisse Says to Exit Overweight Japan Trade

The pro-Japan quantitative easing trade is coming to an end. At least that is what Credit Suisse has telegraphed in its global equity strategy sector outlook. The firm's Andrew Garthwaite ...
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DJIA Now Down 1,000 Points, Emerging and International Markets Differ

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was down more than 140 points after a dismal ISM manufacturing report on Monday. What stands out here is that the DJIA is now ...
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As U.S. Markets Closed on MLK Day, Asia Sputters, Europe in Limbo

The U.S. markets were closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Europe and Asia, however, were not closed. What was seen on Monday was a ...
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WisdomTree Finds That Japan Giveth and Japan Taketh Away

WisdomTree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) has been winning and winning due to its great Japan bet on a hedged Japan Equity ETF, which moved to eliminate the currency risks of the ...
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True Currency Parody: The Return of Dollar-Yen Parity

Endless printing of money to purchase assets and bonds in Japan is a real game-changing initiative. It devalues what had become a very overvalued Yen but creates problems for the ...
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Proof That QE Will Drive Japanese Assets Higher

Japan has confirmed what we already expected in that its version of quantitative easing is going to be massive. Depending on how it comes about, somewhere between $75 billion and ...
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ETF Review: Hedged Japan and Europe ETFs Getting Bubbly? (WETF, DXJ, HEDJ, EWJ, VGK)

24/7 Wall St. is reviewing ETF strategies, nuances and trends with regularity, and we cannot help but to wonder about the so-called hedged international exchange traded funds (ETFs). These hedged ...
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BofA/ML RIC Report Great For Stocks, Not For Gold & Bonds

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) is out with its so-called RIC-Report for its clients. There is good news for equity investors, but not such good news for investors in ...
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Bearish Byron Wien Leaves Many Stocks and ETFs Vulnerable in 2013

Byron Wien announced his predictions for 10 big surprises for 2013 this week to kick off the new year. Wien is now vice chairman at Blackstone Advisory Partners, and this ...
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Marc Faber Boom & Doom… Stocks, Japan, Gold (EWJ, GLD)

Marc Faber, who is the publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, gave an interview on Bloomberg Television this Monday showing some real caution that is mixed with some ...
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ETF Daily: Has Japan Come Too Far Too Fast? (EWJ, JOF, DXJ, EWV, JEQ)

Our "Daily ETF Watch" begs a question... Have the record inflows of investing capital that have recently into Japan been too much too fast for too volatile of a situation?    ...
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Special Japan Coverage: The Financial Fallout–Nikkei Ends Up 5.7%%, DJIA Off 1.2% For The Day

3.20 AM The Nikkei ended up 5.7% higher as problems with leaking reactors appeared to be temporarily under control. 8.50 PM The Nikkei recovered some of its lost ground in ...
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Top Stocks To Watch in the Week Ahead (BAC, BIG, CVX, CBLI, FSIN, HPQ, EWJ, KV-A, LWSN, LEA, EGPT, SNDK, CIGX, TAYD, TRAD, YHOO)

This next week is going to be a very light one for earnings but will be a very active week for other news.  The Japanese quake aftermath and many other ...
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The Awful Financial Impact From Japan’s 8.9-Quake (EWJ, JEQ, JOF, DXJ, SNE, TM, HMC, BRK-B, SNDK, MU)

It is hard to focus solely on the economic impact of tragedy and catastrophe when you read headlines such as "death count 60..." and "death count exceeding 100..."  Unfortunately, the ...
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Is a Yen/Dollar Bubble Forming? (FXY, EWJ)

You have not heard as many arguments for the case of deflation gathering much more steam since commodities have gone back up in price.  The only real nation with deflation ...
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