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Japan approves $45 billion in extra spending

Aug 2, 2016
Some are saying this amount is too little.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech in Fukuoka, Japan in late July.
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Why buy bonds with a negative yield?

Mar 1, 2016
Japan now has 10-year government bonds with a negative yield. Investors want them.
Japanese yen notes.
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Japan - what just happened?

Dec 24, 2015
Figuring out Japan's economic progress is tough, but it does affect the U.S. economy.

Japan's trade negotiations may be troubled by currency

Apr 28, 2015
Some are claiming the Bank of Japan is manipulating currency.