Nikkei Long Term Chart

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In concert with the Yen’s 20% depreciation since October, the Nikkei has rallied 35% over the same time period.  It’s a large move to be certain, but, also like the Yen, in the context of the index’s long term chart, … Continued

Oil Priced in Yen vs. Dollars

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The USD/JPY exchange rate has risen to ¥91 from ¥77 as Japan seems intent on creating inflation for itself by depreciating its currency.  Thanks to that depreciation oil priced in yen  is rising even as it is relatively flat when … Continued