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Asian stocks sink after Wall St losses on economy worries

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By JOE McDONALD

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At a time when the American economy is in a nose dive, it makes no sense for stock market valuations to be as high as they are.

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Up and Down... Up and Down....makes you wonder doesn't it.

It used to be, that you'd rely upon solid research into a Company, it's objectives for the future, its cashflow situation and the management of that.... nowadays we have lousy Auditors, out-of-school Equity Researchers who copy-paste , and a bunch of addicted Gamblers.

Regulators may as was well open up the Options market to the Casual investor. And Japanese Banks/(Financial) Institutions should start letting Foreigners invest in the same products Japanese can invest in... who reads the prospectus these days anyways - load of Twaddle.

There's a lot of Hypocrisy going on within Japan's Financial & Banking Regulatory World these days.

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Just a few days, markets go up and now they go down. What is in the world going on?

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Just a few days, markets go up and now they go down. What is in the world going on?

they're all worried when the stimulus money is going to run out. Its certainly not because the economy is doing well, government still has to pay for those 30million unemployed

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At a time when the American economy is in a nose dive, it makes no sense for stock market valuations to be as high as they are.

Yeah it does, the stock market is based around expected profit. Tech companies, especially Amazon, Google, Netflix, etc. are seeing massive returns because everyone is relying on them. That and government assistance, gives hope to the rich people investing that this may turn around yet.

The stock market isn't really a good indicator of overall economic health. Only of what investors think is good.

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 government still has to pay for those 30million unemployed

The govt doesn't really "pay." It prints money, gives it to people, issues bonds and later prints more money to pay the coupon to the bond holders (which becomes their income) and taxes another chunk of it back. Meanwhile, the BOJ buys up nearly half the debt so the bond money flows right back to the govt. This can go on forever unless inflation goes crazy.

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