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Invest in Japan? March 20th, 2011

Invest in Japan?

Barron’s has a lead article titled “Invest in Japan.” What do you think? Time to jump in after the huge tragedy? From my own experience, tragedies are one of the best times to jump in. Take 9/11, quick slide, nice and quick recovery. Will Japan be the same? Nobody really knows, especially with the current level of uncertainty.

If you do want to invest, as I’m thinking about it, I think investing in ETFs is the smart way to go.

Exchange-Traded Funds
Ticker Currency
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
JYN Barclays iPath JPY/USD
JYF WisdomTree Dreyfus Japanese Yen
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan Index
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity 
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend 
ITF iShares S&P/Topix 150 Index
JSC SPDR Russell/Nomura Small Cap Japan 
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small Cap Index
JPP SPDR Russell/Nomura PRIME Japan

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