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A Potentially Lucrative Investment Opportunity in Japan

Lets be honest. Normally, the average stock trader isnt much concerned with whats going on with the yen or Japan for that matter. There are plenty of domestic stocks that dont require you to have in-depth knowledge of a country that sits on the other side of the world but there might be an investment in this story. Heres a little background to get you started.Over the past couple of decades, Japan has felt like the country that cant win. It went through some rough times but then entered a period of growth. Just when the country seemed to be back on its feet, the country was brought to its economic knees when stock and property prices plunged. (Sound familiar?)The Japanese government did what the U.S. did and embarked on quantitative easing. Once the program ended, the economy, once again, began to sink prompting the program to be reinstated. Things got better and then came the massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown.Newly re-elected Prime Minister, Shinz Abe is taking the, go...

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