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BOJ Trapped – How will the Nightmare End?

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda publicly stated that it may maintain ultra-low rates for a further period of well over a year. However, he also warned [...]

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Trump’s National Security Claims for Autos

Toyota has criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to declare some auto sector imports a national security threat. They say it sends a message that [...]

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2019 – The Insane Year for Japan

This new year for Japan is going to be a really crazy and chaotic year. There will be nationwide local elections held in mid-April, which Socrates is already [...]

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Japan – Is this The End of the Govt Bond Rally?

Japanese 10-year bonds have crashed because the government is stopping its bond-buying program, at least for now. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s monetary policy [...]

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Failure of Abenomics

Abenomics (アベノミクス Abenomikusu) in Japan are the economic policies advocated by Shinzō Abe since the December 2012 general election, which elected Abe [...]

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How Stocks Rise in an Economic Decline

QUESTION: Marty, Japan is in another recession but the Nikkei continues to go up!! I assume this is mainly because of the carry trade?? Your thought, please. [...]

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Japanese Debt Downgraded by S&P

The Japanese government’s economic revival strategy, which has been dubbed “Abenomics”, has proven to be a failure. We warned that the Sovereign Debt [...]

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The Three-Month Rout as People Fear New Asian Crisis

This three-month rout in equities is scaring the hell out of everyone. It has changed the view that the Fed will not raise rates, which has sent the dollar lower in [...]

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Chinese Stocks Continue to Collapse as World Economy Prepares for Nosedive

Asian shares have retreated. Even the Nikkei has fallen back to two-year lows, following Chinese shares as they further their sharp correction plunge, dropping so [...]

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Japan Opens First Robotic Hotel

With Japan’s birth rate drastically collapsing to just 1 million annually, the movement toward robotic innovation has hit new heights. The first [...]

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