Japan 2014: “Abenomics” and the Assets of Banks

Japan 2014: “Abenomics” and the Assets of Banks
September 21, 2014

Once a year, I try to get a better idea of what has been happening in Japan. Plus, I like to continue the narrative I’ve been building up over time.

December 1, 2013: Japan 2013: The Endless Rise of Payroll Taxes
May 6, 2012: Japan 2012

November 7, 2010: Japan 2010: Can’t Get Out of Their Rut

September 26, 2010: Question About Japan
November 1, 2009: Japan’s New Government
May 26, 2009: The Japan Baloney
May 24, 2008: Japan: Silly Self-Destructive Behavior
May 18, 2008: Japan: Tax Hikes are No Fun

May 11, 2008: Japan: Now What Are We Going To Do?

April 21, 2008: Japan — WTF is Going On Here?!?
April 13, 2008: This Is So Not Like Japan

There’s also a nice chapter on Japan in my book Gold: the Once and Future Money.

We also looked at assets of banks in the U.S. and Europe a little last year.

November 3, 2013: What’s Going On At the Fed?
October 27, 2013: What’s Going On At the ECB?

Here’s this year’s update, which talks a little about “Abenomics,” and also the assets of banks, and what this may mean for yen value and BoJ policy going forward.

click here to read Japan 2014.