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Marc Chandler
Primer On Japan (In Four Posts)
By Marc Chandler - May 28, 2013

Over the past few weeks, we have sketched out an alternative narrative about Japan. We see the key problem Japan faces as stemming from surplus savings in the corporate sector. There is little ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 27 May 2013‏   
By Danske Markets - May 27, 2013

Market movers todayECB's Asmussen speaks about Europe's fundamentals this morning. Otherwise, the calendar is very thin.The U.S. and U.K. markets are closed; liquidity will probably be lower than ...

Europe Is Moving Higher, U.K And U.S On Holiday
By Avatrade - May 27, 2013

CurrenciesEUR/USD- the price action was stopped at its resistance zone on a 30 minute time frame. The resistance zone was in last week's analysis. The price is trading above its 50 and 100 day moving ...

Yen Firm After BoJ Minutes
By ActionForex - May 27, 2013

The yen is firm as the week started, as Japanese equities tumbled with Nikkei down over -400 points. The BoJ minutes for the April meeting suggested that while policymakers generally agree asset ...

Cam Hui
Signs Point To European Healing
By Cam Hui - May 27, 2013

Sometimes things are so bad they can't get any worse. That seems to be the case in the eurozone, which is mired in deep recession and possibly a multi-year depression. Yet I am seeing signs of ...

Marc Chandler
Appliance Production And Italy's Decline
By Marc Chandler - May 27, 2013

This Great Graphic is part of a larger study by Euromonitor International by Lorenza Della-Santa. It looks at the number of appliances being produced in a select number of European countries in 2007 ...

Kristina Leonova
Investors Lose Out Due To Bad Timing
By Kristina Leonova - May 27, 2013

Stocks took a breather last week after signs of cooling in China, and what some investors saw as a possible change in FED policies. The Nikkei, which has soared since last November on hopes of ...

Marcus Holland
FTSE 100: Rally Comes To An Abrupt Halt
By Marcus Holland - May 27, 2013

It’s been a long week for traders in London, one in which they saw the FTSE threaten to break an all time high after extending a 13 year record. However, as we have seen so often in recent times, the ...

Eric Falkenstein
Is Low Vol Overbought?  
By Eric Falkenstein - May 27, 2013

Robeco's Pim van Vliet on whether low-volatility stocks are expensive:Basically, he says that looking at P/E ratios, they are slightly expensive. His low vol fund has a P/E ratio similar to the ...