Japan Has Been A Financial Outhouse Since 1989.
Bill Quick

Japan is the Model? :: The Circle Bastiat

Nobel Laurette Joseph Stiglitz claims here that Japan is the model for how economic policy can get the world economy out of its current malaise.

Now, though, Japan is leading the way. The recently elected prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has embarked on a crash course of monetary easing, public works spending and promotion of entrepreneurship and foreign investment to reverse what he has called “a deep loss of confidence.” The new policies look to be a major boon for Japan.

Yes, that must be why the Japanese stock market more or less turned on a dime after Abe’s programs were announced, and is now swan-diving down the drain, losing close to 25% in just a few days:

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I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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