Godzilla Will Come Out of Tokyo Bay Before Japan Rebounds

BY KEITH FITZ-GERALD, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Morning Let’s talk Japan. Every year some analyst comes out with a variation of the story that Japan is about to rebound. Usually the argument goes something like this: Japanese markets are impossibly cheap and the central bank will be there to prevent a catastrophe. Or sometimes there is another variation of the Cinderella story. Either way, don’t hold your breath. Japan posted its first trade deficit since 1980 last year and the big trade surpluses needed […]

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Godzilla Will Come Out of Tokyo Bay Before Japan Rebounds

Let’s talk Japan.  Every year some analyst comes out with a variation of the story that Japan is about to rebound. Usually the argument goes something like this: Japanese markets are impossibly cheap and the central bank will be there to prevent a catastrophe. Or sometimes there is another variation of the Cinderella story.

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Today’s Big Stock: Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VHS)

Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. is an operator of healthcare delivery networks with presence in various urban and suburban markets. As of June 30, 2011, Vanguard had 26 acute care and specialty hospitals, which together with outpatient facilities and related businesses, allow it to provide a range of inpatient and outpatient services in the communities it serves. As of June 30, 2011, its hospitals had a total of 6,201 beds in the five locations: San Antonio, Metropolitan Phoenix, Metropolitan Chicago, Metropolitan […]

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Why True Entrepreneurs Embrace Change

Never say never because in today’s day, it’s really never too late. Read more about why opportunity is closer than you think.

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6 Bills To Save Money On

It’s important to save money wherever you can, whenever you get the chance. Here are some easy ways, you can be saving money by cutting out some of your unnecessary bills each month. Get the information here!

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The Biggest Obstacle To Success

It’s no secret that there is a lot of risk associated with reaching your goals. There may never be a perfect time or a perfect situation to start. Yet, if you never take that first step, you ‘ll never know what you could have achieved. Find out how to overcome this prevalent obstacle and achieve success here!

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Analyzing Exxon Mobil and the oil industry

In an interview with Business News Network I discussed Exxon Mobil’s quarterly earnings report that was released yesterday.  We also talked about how refining profits are dropping and my outlook for crude oil. What do you think about Exxon’s quarter?  Where do you think oil is headed? — The Stock Enthusiast

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Invest NOW In the World’s Next Big Shortage

I don’t give much thought to the amount of water I use in a day. From keeping the water running while cleaning the dishes to running the sprinklers so my lawn stays nice and green, it’s all the same to me. Most of us in this country take water for granted. But this will soon change, maybe not so drastically here in the US, but other parts of the world are going to find that water really is the world’s […]

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GOP rep wants to kill the ‘death tax’

1. Finra warns brokers that complicated investments may be risky for them, too The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. is putting brokers on notice that when it comes to complicated investment products extra care is needed. In a regulatory notice, Finra outlined characteristics of what it calls “complex products,” which could include structured notes, inverse or leveraged exchange-traded funds, hedge funds and securitized products such as asset-backed securities. Firms should have formal written procedures covering everything from the initial due […]

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In Honor of the 70th Anniversary of the Munich Students Movement – ‘The White Rose’

“Many people think of our times as being the last before the end of the world. The evidence of horror all around us makes this seem possible. But isn’t that an idea of only minor importance? Doesn’t every human being, no matter which era he lives in, always have to reckon with being accountable to God at any moment? Can I know whether I’ll be alive tomorrow morning? A bomb could destroy all of us tonight. And then my guilt […]

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