7th of September – Apple’s Day . .

  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Gets a Shakedown from the EU. Is Ireland Next to Bail? “Total political crap.” That’s how Apple CEO Tim Cook described the European Commission’s ruling that the iPhone maker must pay 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion), plus interest, in back taxes to Ireland, its longtime European host. Meanwhile, the island-nation is … More 7th of September – Apple’s Day . .

Things get stuck in a rut , Investors are guessing where are we heading for . .

                         Even if you are moving slow it’s better than not moving at all . .      The long-awaited American jobs report did nothing to break the tedium of U.S. markets. The S&P 500 Index hasn’t seen a 1% move in either direction … More Things get stuck in a rut , Investors are guessing where are we heading for . .

Abenomics .. Japanese deflationary torpor . .

Japan’s economy struggling to escape its deflationary torpor, the economic-revitalization plan that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched in 2012 has come under growing scrutiny . Japanese equities has plunged from the huge interest of buying the currency from different sources, for example  the Chicago Mercantile Exchange shows substantial interest in the yen.  The yen has … More Abenomics .. Japanese deflationary torpor . .

Asian mix ..

  In Japan, we see locals buying the dollars and selling the yen,  adding that the trend had likely accelerated in the run-up to yesterday’s news  that Soft-Bank Group Corp. 9984, -10.32%   was making a $32 billion bid for U.K.-based chip-designed ARM Holdings PLC ARM, +40.87% using sterling.