Tag: Japan

What I Told My Brother About The Yen

| March 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, the phone rang… It was after 10:00 at night and I didn’t recognize the number.  I flipped it open and said, “Hello?” The phone crackled from half way around the world.  It was my brother. My youngest brother had just moved from his home in Hawaii (I knew I should have […]

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Global Credit Crisis Impacts Japan

| October 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Let me ask you a question.  How well do you remember 1983?  It was an interesting year.  Ronald Regan was President, the US was gripped by Tylenol poisoning in Chicago, the Vietnam Memorial was opening, and unemployment hit 10%.  Believe it or not, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed trading that year above 1,000. So […]

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