Headlines pin recent volatility on fears of less stimulus from the Federal Reserve. But the deeper driver is what was responsible for the 1997 Asian financial crisis.
Thanks to a weaker yen, this country's struggling economy is finally finding traction, and now is the time to invest.
The yen rallies and Japanese stocks fall after the Prime Minister's latest plan to reboot his nation's economy fails to inspire investors.
The Japanese bank is getting near an attractive point for an entry, again.
The tranquility has been broken as turmoil in the bond market and another batch of weak economic reports rattle complacent investors.
A collapse in the Japanese markets is weighing on US stocks. Is it an opportunity or a warning sign?
Investors may be tempted by this rock star fund, but the outlook may not be so bright.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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