Category Archives: Japan

Bank of Japan Takes Away Punch Bowl, Balance Sheet Declines

Bank of Japan Takes Away Punch Bowl, Balance Sheet Declines https://wolfstreet.com/2018/07/04/bank-of-japan-takes-away-punch-bowl-balance-sheet-declines/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Can Japan unwind QQE without causing worldwide monetary repercussions? Only time will tell… This current action is being conducted on thin ice…

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Move Over Chernobyl, Fukushima is Now Officially the Worst Nuclear Disaster in History

Move Over Chernobyl, Fukushima is Now Officially the Worst Nuclear Disaster in History | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-29/move-over-chernobyl-fukushima-now-officially-worst-nuclear-power-disaster-history Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Japan now has the dubious distinction of being responsible for the biggest nuclear accident in history…

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Japan just delivered a mixed report card on how its economy is faring

Japan just delivered a mixed report card on how its economy is faring – Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/japan-just-delivered-a-mixed-report-card-on-how-its-economy-is-faring-2018-4?utm_source=feedburner&amp%3Butm_medium=referral&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29 Re-posted from Business Insider. Geoff Geoff Comments: Japan actually appears to have its economy performing well, despite is high debt, aging population, and … Continue reading

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Japan Is So Broke That Its Prisons Are Full Of 80+ Year Old ‘Felons’

Japan Is So Broke That Its Prisons Are Full Of 80+ Year Old ‘Felons’ | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-22/japan-so-broke-its-prisons-are-full-80-year-old-felons Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Truly a sad state of affairs…

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Japan Markets Roiled As Moritomo Scandal Returns, Abe May Be Forced To Resign

Japan Markets Roiled As Moritomo Scandal Returns, Abe May Be Forced To Resign | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-11/japan-markets-turmoil-moritomo-scandal-returns-abe-may-be-forced-resign Re-posted from Zero hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: I hope not, Japan may need wartime leadership sooner than anyone thinks…

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Japanese Purchases Of US Treasurys Tumble

Japanese Purchases Of US Treasurys Tumble | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-14/japanese-purchases-us-treasurys-tumble Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: This imbalance causes just as much trouble for the US, Japan, and the rest of the world…

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Bank of Japan Tapers (Quietly), QE Party Over

Bank of Japan Tapers (Quietly), QE Party Over | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/12/04/bank-of-japan-is-tapering-quietly-qe-party-over/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: It had to happen, sooner is better than later…

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Kobe Steel Scandal Could Rattle US Nuclear Industry

Kobe Steel Scandal Could Rattle US Nuclear Industry | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/10/15/kobe-steel-scandal-could-rattle-us-nuclear-industry/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: The specialized supplier of Nuclear Reactor components is embroiled in a supply and quality scandal that may affect the US Nuclear … Continue reading

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Fukushima Court Rules TEPCO, Government Liable Over 2011 Disaster

Fukushima Court Rules TEPCO, Government Liable Over 2011 Disaster | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-14/fukushima-court-rules-tepco-government-liable-over-2011-disaster Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: The Japanese Government and TEPCO were flagrantly irresponsible before and during, and after the nuclear accident, they now face the … Continue reading

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“CBSN: On Assignment” shows how Japan is using robots to combat population decline

“CBSN: On Assignment” shows how Japan is using robots to combat population decline – Videos – CBS News http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/cbsn-on-assignment-shows-how-japan-is-using-robots-to-combat-population-decline/ Re-posted from CBS News. Geoff Geoff Comments: Japan’s “no immigration policy” is now biting them in the ass,  in addition to … Continue reading

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