The Japanese Nikkei 225 continues to hold above 13,000, but with the index still up 56% from its recent low in mid-October, I continue to advise you to look elsewhere. The index was down 23% after its recent correction, but it has rallied four percent since. Even so, I would avoid Japanese stocks. (Read “Why Nikkei Sell-Off May Foreshadow Things to Come.”)
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