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Happy Thanksgiving, Stocks, Bonds, Dollar Finish Higher

The dollar gained against both the Euro and Yen in the shortened futures session today. The Euro fell below 1.25 and the Yen fell slightly towards the end of the trading day. 124 more words

Stock Market

Drillers get Drilled, Stocks and Bonds Both Finish Higher

The stock market as a whole managed to close the day broadly higher, pulling off a late day rally into the Thanksgiving holiday break. … 176 more words

Stock Market

ん and the disappearing Japanese Y(en)

Although this is a textual blog, I can’t help but talk about Japanese pronunciation now and then because it’s such an important element to being fluent. 697 more words


Notes From Underground: To Print or Not to Print (For the BOJ and SNB)

In the time of “secular stagnation,” the burden of economic policy has fallen on the world’s central bankers. Whatever the question of economic malaise the answer is to print money and stave off the fear of deflation. 796 more words


Late Labor Day Love, 24/11/2014 - Preparation for the JPX Nikkei Index 400 futures

Well-wishes to everyone in Japan today and I hope you had a great Labor Day yesterday, and Labor Day observation today (which is why markets are closed). 985 more words

Market Reflections

Foreigner metal

* this was not taken with a mobile camera. Felt I was cheating myself, but today I re-learn that is not about the means, but all about the ends. 15 more words


YEN : political hazard in Japan

Premier Shinzo Abe declared he will resign if he does not reach a majority during next early election in december. On the other hand, if his mandate is confirmed then the monetary policy initiated in 2012 can go on and the USD/JPY may easily  hit 128.00.   89 more words