Japan: Bubble prophet fears new disaster


Mitsubishi Pajeros coming into Russia found with high levels of radiation, these are cars much loved here in Ireland.


If you want to import them here you go. I’d be wary of second hand autos caught in seawater during the Tsunami. But at least you know how to recognise the registration plates.


Bank Of Japan Buys A Record Amount Of Equities In August - -> zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-2 … ies-august


SPECIAL REPORT-Tsunami evacuees caught in $30 billion Japan money trap - Taiga Uranaka and Antoni Slodkowski -> trust.org/item/20141031005413-ux955/

Riot police raid Kyoto University after 3 activists arrested - -> japantoday.com/category/crim … s-arrested

Asahi Shimbun president to resign over inaccurate articles - -> japantoday.com/category/nati … e-articles

It’s Not Just Japan That’s Failed; The “Asian Miracle” Model Has Also Failed - -> oftwominds.com/blognov14/asi … 11-14.html


MOODY’S downgrades JGB.



:laughing: what a bunch of clowns; they must be embarrassed at this stage, the ten year is at a 43bps yield now… The central bank sets the rate — monopoly issuer of the currency so it sets the price, couldn’t be more simple


The Japanese themselves hold over 90% of their own debt, meanwhile the dollar gets stronger as Europe follows suit in the latest round of the currency wars.


Princes of the Yen: Central Banks and the Transformation of the Economy



The Death Of A Nation: Japanese Births Drop To Lowest Ever, Deaths Hit All Time High - -> zerohedge.com/news/2015-01-0 … -time-high


Emperor: Japan must learn from World War II calamity starting with 1931 China incident - -> ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_new … 1501020045


Yield on Five-Year Japanese Government Bond Falls to Zero - -> wsj.com/articles/yield-on-fi … 1421125382


Beware the $300 Billion Shift Into Treasuries From Japan - -> bloomberg.com/news/articles/ … from-japan




So what? Japan has shown that floating rate currency issuers are not limited by debt/gdp or similar but rather by inflation.
That debt is, to the yen, private sector savings - to the yen.
It is simply the amount of government spending that has not yet been used to pay taxes, that’s it.


Japan Unleashes a Robot Revolution - -> bloomberg.com/news/articles/ … revolution

In China meanwhile

Manufacturing hub starts work on first zero-labor factory - -> en.people.cn/business/n/2015/050 … 86783.html


Meet the New Generation of Robots for Manufacturing - -> wsj.com/articles/meet-the-ne … 1433300884


Haneda airport to be used as testing ground for robot technology - -> japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/0 … echnology/


Toshiba scandal exposes Japan Inc’s governance flaws - -> japantoday.com/category/busi … ance-flaws


Nikkei 225 (^N225) - > finance.yahoo.com/echarts?s=^N225+Interactive#{%22allowChartStacking%22:true}


Yen -> screencast.com/t/yWPYykHQ


10 year Japanese government bonds -> screencast.com/t/ebCoAwtVKpEN


Abenomics: How to crush your currency and yields while sending your stocks skyward.


That was the idea.