Bank of Japan Ups Bond Purchasing Program to $867B
April 27 2012 2:07 PM
The Bank of Japan will expand its Asset Purchase Program by an additional 5 trillion yen ($62 billion) to increase the purchase of Japanese government bonds, exchange-traded funds and Japan real estate investment trusts, the bank announced in a statement Friday.
Profit-Taking, Euro Zone Worries Cut Gold Down in European Trading
September 07 2011 7:11 AM
Gold prices were down 1 percent in Europe on Wednesday after a volatile session in Asia as skittish investors cashed in gains after the precious metal's rally to record highs, though concerns over euro zone debt still underpinned the market.
Japan's Foreign Reserves Hit All-Time High
September 07 2011 6:56 AM
Japan's foreign reserves surged to an all-time high in August after it spent a record amount to intervene in the currency market, aiming to curb a sharp yen rise that could derail the economy's recovery from the March earthquake and tsunami.
ETFs To Watch January 18, 2011 (QID, PALL, FXM, EPI)
January 17 2011 3:10 PM
Here is the ETF Professor's ETF Watch List for Tuesday January 18, 2011. Let's see if BP (NYSE: BP) can continue to lift the iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund (NYSE: EWU).