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#1 95% of Japanese bond buying is internal. Sounds like the Chinese state will yet again be wasting their countries money.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-09-19 08:20||
#2 Governments actually still SELL bonds to a market? I thought they now just print them and buy them from themselves.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-09-19 08:36||
#3 ...sometimes known as the Bernanke Bundle. (also see hyperinflation)
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-09-19 09:02||
#4 The gulf between evil baby boomer fixed incomes, pensions, and the real cost of living widens further. Glad I have a wheelbarrow.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-09-19 09:09||
#5 Chinese are going after Japanese web sites too. But that's nothing new. They come after the server I administer every day. You gotta keep up with your computer security when there is an entire division of the PLA dedicated to hacking. It just goes to show the kind of people they are.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-09-19 11:50||
#6 That could drive the yen down badly.
Posted by Shipman 2012-09-19 17:11||
#7 FYI see also CHINA DAILY FORUM > [Russia Today] cCHINA TO CRIPPLE JAPAN WID FINANCIAL WAR OVER ISLES ROW.
* Also, TOPIX > CHINA DECLARES ECONOMIC WAR ON JAPAN.
LOOKS LIKE "FISH/FISHBOAT DIPLOMACY" IS SLOWLY DEVOL INTO DE FACTO "FISH/FISHBOAT WARFARE"???,
as at last check, the Japan Coast Guard is repor sending up to 50 JCG Cutters to the Senkakus - on its part, China has approximately 11 CMS vessels + one processing ship in same. AFAIK A TOTE OF 14 CHINESE + JAPANESE STTAE VESSELS ARE IN DAOYUS/SENKAKUS WATERS - 12 CHINESE AS DESCRIBED, + 2 JAPANESE COAST GUARD.
OTOH, as per WORLD MILITARY FORUM, CHINA = repor detached two PLAN FRIGATES to widin 80 nautical miles of the Daoyus/Senkakus. * unconfirmed*.
* WORLD NEWS > [Japan Coast Guard] JCG: 11 CHINESE SHIPS [CMS] NEAR DISPUTED ISLES.
* SAME > [Daily Yomiuri] CHINA TIES SENKAKUS ROW TO HISTORICAL CONFLICTS [Colonial + Wartime], PROTESTS AT KEY SITES AIMED AT STIRRING ETHNIC SENTIMENTS [Nationalism], ISLAND PURCHASE COUNTS AS OBSTRUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL ORDER.