Play the Yen From the Down Side

The Japanese equity and currency markets have been experiencing sharp moves as the unprecedented monetary easing that first started in the U.S. has spread to its markets as well. With the equity markets up sharply, the yen has taken a sharp slide to the down side. However, with all the monetary easing that the Japanese central bank is planning on doing, any minor correction should be sold off. Playing the yen to the downside is the correct way to go right now. Here is our strategy for how to play the Japanese markets from the equity, currency and commodity views.

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