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Arrow Dynamics or Yen-gineering?



Much has been made throughout 2013 about the three “arrows” of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. While this deflation-fighting plan of monetary loosening, fiscal stimulus, and structural reforms has been broadly successful, I believe it will be the strength or weakness of the yen that will…

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Shinzo’s Samurai – Fighting Deflation in Japan



During a recent visit to the United States, the message of Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe to President Obama was “Japan is back!”  This is Abe’s economic battle cry in his fight to end two decades of deflation, meager growth, and economic malaise. And much like Japan’s feudal lords of…

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