Gold blasts through $1,000

Those transfixed by gold blasting through the $1,000 level have been missing the real action in silver...

An important week for the Hatoyama government

Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio has returned to Japan after what appears to have been a successful introduction to the world in New York and Pittsburgh last week...

Who wants to buy at the top?

The one absolute, take it to the bank, bet the ranch fact you can count on right now is that there is no value in the stock market...

TT-535 -- Why Tokyo may lose its Olympic bid, ebiz news from Japan

Once again, those in power forgot about a few details... for example, the opinions of the public...


Knuckleheaded Nomura

The latest and largest equity dilution — approx. $5.6B; 30 percent s/o — by Nomura (JP: 8604) (NMR: 6.69 +8.78 percent) has sent its shares down 16 percent to 573 yen in Tokyo ($6.35 at ¥90.3/$1) following an earlier rout in NY...

Your next ten bagger

When readers ask me about my next ten bagger, I point them to the Chinese electric car company “Build Your Dreams”.

A cautious BOJ stands pat

As the discourse is slowly but surely tilting towards exit strategies, on the part of the central banks, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) opted today to maintain a very cautious stance towards the incoming green shoots and whether they will prove enough to lift Japan out of the mire.

Hellooo McFly!!

1.21 gigawatts, a failed car experiment and a bad hair-do was all you needed.

“Well... we are considering other proposals and we’ll get back to you”

The LDP heads into the wilderness

With less than ten days until the start of the campaign for the LDP's presidency, the field is shrinking, not growing...