Diary of a Financier

Posts Tagged ‘Japanese Yen ($JPY)’

Top Newsstuffs (April 18-24)

In Bookshelf on Sun 24 Apr 2016 at 06:04

Top reads from the week that was… Read the rest of this entry »

Currency markets about to make waves

In Capital Markets on Thu 21 May 2015 at 16:19

Major currencies are on the brink of big breakouts or breakdowns.  The aggregate picture would suggest a USD breakdown, but waiting for the signal before reacting… Read the rest of this entry »

Squawk Box (June 2-15)

In Trading Desk on Sat 14 Jun 2014 at 06:40

Here’s my weekly “trade & thought reconciliation”… Read the rest of this entry »

Japanese breakout to resume

In Capital Markets on Fri 23 May 2014 at 10:42

I just updated my technical analysis of Japanese capital markets, but we’re on the brink of a major resumption in the rally prompted by Abenomics, so this deserves its own entry…

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Japan still waiting to take fork in the road

In Capital Markets on Fri 4 Oct 2013 at 12:03

More than a month has passed since my last entry on Japanese macro developments.  At that time, I was awaiting confirmation of a breakout in $USDJPY before adding to our $DXJ position.  Amazingly, Japan still sits at this fork in the road, having taken months now to decide which way it’ll turn.

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Japan about to take the fork in the road

In Capital Markets on Thu 29 Aug 2013 at 11:39

Herein, I’m updating a string of posts on Japan, in which we’re still long positions in the Japanese ETF ($DXJ) and Sony ($SNE)–the latter of which has been cut in half for idiosyncratic reasons.

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Top Newsstuffs (June 3-9)

In Bookshelf on Sun 9 Jun 2013 at 04:35

Here we go Bruins, here we go… Read the rest of this entry »

Top Newsstuffs (April 8-14)

In Bookshelf on Sun 14 Apr 2013 at 07:07

My favorite holiday, Patriots Day, is Monday… but I’m working. Marathon Monday & a Red Sox morning game, enjoy without me. 😦
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On Japan: Land of the rising Sony

In Capital Markets on Thu 11 Apr 2013 at 22:25

I have some exposure to Japanese equities (~3% direct), which have been the top performer in global markets ytd. I’m poaching an entry point for more broad exposure via the Japanese FX Hedged Equity ETF (DXJ),¹ so I wanted to record my thoughts on the dynamics at play here.
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Top Newsstuffs (January 21-27)

In Bookshelf on Sun 27 Jan 2013 at 05:55

Much needed weekend…

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