World War 3: Japan Prepares for the Worst






World War 3: Japan Prepares for the Worst It would take 10 minutes for a North Korean missile to hit Japan, Tokyo estimates, as tensions between the countries grow. Guidelines on what to do if a strike actually happens have been published online and have recently seen a huge surge in interest. “Anything can happen […]






World War 3: Meetings in Japan as Tensions Mount

World War 3: Meetings in Japan as Tensions Mount






World War 3: Meetings in Japan as Tensions Mount Representatives from Japan, America and South Korea have convened in Tokyo to discuss North Korea amid growing concern that the country may carry out another nuclear or missile test, an action the US have said would lead to a pre-emptive strike by the USA. North Korea […]






Time to Bomb North Korea

Time to Bomb North Korea






Time to Bomb North Korea Over the last week North Korea has repeatedly threatened South Korea, Japan the USA and Australia with a Nuclear strike. Should that happen the parties involved now only have themselves to blame. The world has to stop entertaining the threats like this from countries like Iran and North Korea. It […]






A Nuclear World War III Possible

A Nuclear World War III Possible






The threat of a “nuclear weapon detonation event,” be it accidental or deliberate, is now the highest it’s been since the end of the Cold War, 26 years ago, a UN agency has warned, saying the risk is rising as relations between nuclear powers deteriorate. With over 15,000 nuclear weapons possessed by nine states, the […]






World War III: Japan Navy Joins US Navy to Threaten North Korea

World War III: Japan Navy Joins US Navy to Threaten North Korea






World War III: Japan Navy Joins US Navy to Threaten North Korea Two Japanese Navy destroyers have joined the carrier strike group ‘USS Carl Vinson’ heading towards the Korean Peninsula for a massive show of force as North Korea prepares to mark the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its military. The Japanese warships, destroyers […]






US Deploys 2 More Aircraft Carriers to Korean Peninsula

US Deploys 2 More Aircraft Carriers to Korean Peninsula






US Deploys 2 More Aircraft Carriers to Korean Peninsula The United States has added 2 more aircraft carriers to the growing number of ships headed to the Korean Peninsula South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reports that the USS Ronald Reagan (pictured above), currently in Yokosuka, Japan, and the USS Nimitz, now under assessment in Oregon, […]






Japanese Yen (¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) Technical Analysis

Japanese Yen (¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) Technical Analysis






Japanese Yen (¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) Technical Analysis Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 111.51. The projected upper bound is: 110.07. The projected lower bound is: 106.80. The projected closing price is: 108.43. […]






SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties

SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties






SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s upcoming first visit to China is to build on positive momentum in the relations between China and the Trump Administration, experts said. Tillerson began Wednesday his first three-nation Asian tour that will take him to Japan, South Korea, and China. He […]






Abe Strengthens Grip on Japan

Abe Strengthens Grip on Japan






Abe Strengthens Grip on Japan Japan’s ruling party on Sunday extended term limits for its leaders, a change that gives Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a shot at becoming Japan’s longest-serving post-war leader. Abe would have had to step down as party leader and prime minister in September next year, even if his Liberal Democratic Party […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.89. The projected upper bound is: 114.48. The projected lower bound is: 109.66. The projected closing price is: […]






Investors Seek Safe Haven from Currency “Pain” in Gold

Investors Seek Safe Haven from Currency “Pain” in Gold






Investors Seek Safe Haven from Currency “Pain” in Gold $GLD, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP The other side of declines in the EUR, JPY and GBP in recent months has been a massive increase in gold buying as investors in Asia and Europe try to protect their wealth. The hunger for bullion is so strong that purchases […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.96. The projected upper bound is: 116.80. The projected lower bound is: 111.56. The projected closing price is: […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.90. The projected upper bound is: 116.84. The projected lower bound is: 111.59. The projected closing price is: […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.89. The projected upper bound is: 116.32. The projected lower bound is: 111.09. The projected closing price is: […]






US Diplomacy: President Trump and Prime Minister Abe to Play Golf

US Diplomacy: President Trump and Prime Minister Abe to Play Golf






US Diplomacy: President Trump and Prime Minister Abe to Play Golf Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump will likely spend more time on the golf course than at the White House. After facing off on some divisive issues in Washington Friday, they jeted to Florida, where they will turn to something […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Japan

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Japan






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Japan Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 115.16. The projected lower bound is: 109.83. The projected closing price is: 112.49. FOREX JPY= closed down -0.220 at 112.480. Volume was 99% below […]






The Traveling to Japan Steak

The Traveling to Japan Steak






The Traveling to Japan Steak Olive-fed Japanese Wagyu Beef one of the world’s most sought after steaks. As I writing this, the only place to savor this beef is at high-end restaurants such as Jean Georges Tokyo and Yamagataya. Many people do not know the Japan produces a a goodly amount of olive oil. And, […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 116.77. The projected lower bound is: 111.96. The projected closing price is: 114.36. FOREX JPY= closed down -0.340 at 114.170. Volume was […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 116.88. The projected lower bound is: 112.07. The projected closing price is: 114.48. FOREX JPY= closed down -0.230 at 114.280. Volume was 97% […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 119.83. The projected lower bound is: 114.99. The projected closing price is: 117.41. […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 118.34. The projected lower bound is: 113.63. The projected closing price is: 115.98. FOREX JPY= closed up 0.420 at 115.760. Volume was 92% below […]






Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook






Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 20,299.12. The projected lower bound is: 18,833.66. The projected closing price is: 19,566.39. NIKKEI 225 INDEX closed down […]






Nikkei 225 (INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Nikkei 225 (INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook






Nikkei 225 (INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 18,555.10. The projected upper bound is: 19,869.38. The projected lower bound is: […]






Refusal to Grant China Market Economy Status Violates Contract Spirit

Refusal to Grant China Market Economy Status Violates Contract Spirit






Refusal to Grant China Market Economy Status Violates Contract Spirit The Japanese government early this month broke its own promise made 15 years ago by refusing to grant China MES (market economy status) showing once again to the international community that Tokyo simply cannot keep its word. According to the Article 15 of the Protocol […]






Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook






Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 18,401.00. The projected upper bound is: 20,104.77. The projected lower bound is: 18,686.71. […]






Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook






Nikkei 225(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 17,899.90. The projected upper bound is: 20,018.06. The projected lower bound is: 18,601.31. […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japan ese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 109.66. The projected upper bound is: 118.64. […]






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Commerates 50 Yrs in Japan with Special Edition Supercar

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Commerates 50 Yrs in Japan with Special Edition Supercar






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Commemorates 50 Yrs in Japan with Special Edition Supercar $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is very adept at creating Special Edition Supercars. This latest Special Edition is the J50 is Japan only. It is called the Ferrari J50, and just 10 will be made. The sleek targa-topped supercar was created by Ferrari’s Special Projects division to […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japan ese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 109.39. The projected upper bound is: 117.42. […]






The World of EV’s Need Massive Supply of High Grade Lithium

The World of EV’s Need Massive Supply of High Grade Lithium






The World of EV’s Need Massive Supply of High Grade Lithium Experts say that the amount of lithium being produced in North America will not be enough to meet the growing demand for EVs (electrical vehicles) but that some of problem might/might not be alleviated via recycling, According to a report from the US EPA: […]






Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum

Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum






Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum Financial cooperation will bring new growth momentum to Asian countries, given that although there have been visible outcomes in this field, the scale is somewhat limited. “The low-hanging fruit has already been picked in Asian regional cooperation after years of development,” said China’s Vice Finance Minister Shi Yaobin at […]






F1 Malaysian GP: Raikkonen’s Ferrari Damaged after Rosberg Shunt

F1 Malaysian GP: Raikkonen’s Ferrari Damaged after Rosberg Shunt






F1 Malaysian GP: Raikkonen’s Ferrari Damaged after Rosberg Shunt $RACE Kimi Raikkonen confirms his Ferrari was damaged in his collision with Nico Rosberg, an incident the MercedesAMG driver was penalized for. Kimi Raikkonen says his race car  suffered damage to its floor after he was struck by Nico Rosberg towards the end of the Malaysian […]






IMF Calls National Trade Barriers ‘Economic Malpractice’

IMF Calls National Trade Barriers ‘Economic Malpractice’






IMF Calls National Trade Barriers ‘Economic Malpractice’ Wednesday, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the institution would lower its Y 2016 US growth forecast again and called policies that restrict trade “economic malpractice” that would inhibit growth. Ms. Lagarde, in prepared remarks at Northwestern University ahead of next week’s IMF and World […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Japanese Yen Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 104.70. The projected lower bound is: 99.74. The projected closing price is: 102.22. FOREX JPY= closed down -0.080 at 102.230. […]






China, Japan, South Korea to Reinforce Ties

China, Japan, South Korea to Reinforce Ties






China, Japan, South Korea to Reinforce Ties Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and South Korean counterpart Yun Byung-se agreed on Wednesday that the 3 countries shall reinforce cooperation to promote regional stability and development. The Eighth China-Japan-South Korea foreign ministers’ meeting was held in Tokyo Wednesday. The foreign ministers” meeting […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Japanese Yen Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 104.89. The projected upper bound is: 104.37. The projected lower bound is: 98.00. The projected closing […]






Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes

Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes






Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 104.88. The projected upper bound is: 104.18. The projected lower bound is: 97.59. The projected closing price is: […]






Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes

Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes






Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 105.12. The projected upper bound is: 105.49. The projected lower bound is: 98.85. The projected closing price is: […]






Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes

Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes






Japan Yen (JPY) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (USDJPY) HEFFX Notes Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 105.20. The projected upper bound is: 105.26. The projected lower bound is: 98.64. The projected closing price is: […]






Japan’s Economic Latest Stimulus Measures Expose Flawed “Abenomics”

Japan’s Economic Latest Stimulus Measures Expose Flawed “Abenomics”






Japan’s Economic Latest Stimulus Measures Expose Flawed “Abenomics” Japan’s unrolling this week of a stimulus plan of JPY 28.1-T (US$274-B) as part of Prime Minister Abe’s latest installment of his shaky “Abenomics” economic policy mix, lacks the equivocal allocations and long-term vision necessary to fundamentally kickstart the nation’s ailing economy. As evidenced by the stock […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY) Trading Outlook FOREX JPY= closed down -0.280 at 104.450. Volume was 87% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 54% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 104.730 104.850 104.400 104.450 8,472 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) Trading Outlook






Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators. Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas […]






FX News: US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY)

FX News: US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY)






FX News: US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY) Shayne Heffernan takes a look at Yen trading this week FOREX JPY= closed down -0.120 at 106.960. Volume was 3% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 4% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 107.060 107.250 106.530 106.960 69,906 Technical Outlook Short Term: […]






The Week Ahead Nikkei 225 (INDEXNIKKEI:NI225)

The Week Ahead Nikkei 225 (INDEXNIKKEI:NI225)






The Week Ahead Nikkei 225 (INDEXNIKKEI:NI225) Shayne Heffernan Previews this weeks trading in Japan NIKKEI 225 INDEX closed down -67.051 at 16,601.359. Volume was 4% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 62% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 16,637.51016,643.35916,496.10916,601.3591,549,970,048 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) (USDJPY) Trading Outlook FOREX JPY= closed down -2.340 at 106.510. Volume was 19% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 31% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 108.860 109.130 106.480 106.510 81,012 Technical Outlook Short Term: Oversold Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period […]






Donald Trump, “Illegal Immigrants Get Better Care Than Our Veterans”

Donald Trump, “Illegal Immigrants Get Better Care Than Our Veterans”






Donald Trump, “Illegal Immigrants Get Better Care Than Our Veterans” Donald Trump in a Memorial Day weekend speech pressed his message on Veterans, saying that his administration would take care of them and correct a situation in which “illegal immigrants are taken care of by this country better than our Veterans.” Speaking at the annual […]






Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth

Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth






Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth Statistics released Wednesday showed Japan recorded better-than-expected economic growth numbers in Q-1 of the year. However, economists said the real picture may not be as rosy as it looks to be based on preliminary statistics. The reform plans championed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, known […]






China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market






China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market China was the most promising consumer market in Asia in Y 2015, and will probably remain so in the next 4 years, according to a report released Thursday. “Even as China’s economy slows and its population ages, it appears set to remain the most attractive Asian market for retailers […]






Expect China and Japan to Establish Solid Bi-Lateral Tie-up

Expect China and Japan to Establish Solid Bi-Lateral Tie-up






Expect China and Japan to Establish Solid Bi-lateral Tie-up Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Liu Yunshan Friday hoped that Japan could have a correct view of China’s development and send out positive signals on bi-lateral ties. Liu, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made […]