Japan: Bubble prophet fears new disaster


Japan plans to cut state spending, could run out of money in a month - -> telegraph.co.uk/finance/fina … month.html


The emergence of the phrase “Fiscal Cliff”. Just the latest catch phrase or a real impasse?


Japan finance services minister dead: Reports -> straitstimes.com/breaking-ne … s-20120910


Yen falls to 1-month low after Bank of Japan steps up asset buying - -> economictimes.indiatimes.com/mar … 459922.cms


Japan is in worse than a deflationary trap - Barry Wood -> marketwatch.com/story/japan- … 2012-11-01


Interesting article alright.
This bit caught my attention.

The problem is debt.
Unless and until bad debt is liquidated, economies just exist in a zombie-like state.


Japan economy shrinks as China dispute takes toll -> mainichi.jp/english/english/news … 4000c.html

Japan Plunges Into Deep Recession; GDP Shrinks 3.5% Annualized; Japan Current Account Turns Negative First Time in 30 Years; Watch the Yen -> globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot. … n-gdp.html

How long will it be before some Japanese conglomerates bite the dust?


Hitachi Shows Japan Inc. Losing TVs Raises Profits - -> bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-1 … ofits.html

Sharp Says Foxconn Talks Could Continue Beyond March Deadline -> bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-0 … dline.html

Sharp Shares Rise After Report on Intel Stake Sale: Tokyo Mover -> businessweek.com/news/2012-1 … okyo-mover


Two Minor Parties Merge Ahead of Japan Election -> online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142 … 76936.html



Kyle Bass still on his short Japan trade. Interesting reading overall.


Elderly at Record Spurs Japan Stores Chase $1.4 Trillion -> bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-0 … llion.html
May 9, 2012


Q: What do you call a Japanese nappy?

A: Sacapoopoo :-GC


Construction industry likely to be big winner if LDP returns to power -> japantoday.com/category/poli … s-to-power

I’m surprised Country Tom-San is not on the first flight to Japan already. They even concrete the rivers and streams in Japan.


BoJ to mull 2% inflation target - -> irishtimes.com/newspaper/bre … king6.html


Japan election winner fires early warning to China -> telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne … China.html



Revival of Hitachi the Company Is a Detriment to Hitachi the City - -> nytimes.com/2012/12/29/busin … tachi.html

Looks like Hitachi city will be another Detroit.


Japan’s Population Falls by Record in 2012 as Births Decrease -> bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-0 … rease.html


Is there not opportunity here?
Once Oz and Canada are full of our young hopeless - we’ll still
need a safety valve if the current rate of ‘recovery’ continues and
more house building dosn’t work!


Japanese are going all skynet with Robots rather than import people.