The Circus, Lure and Legend

The Circus, Lure and Legend

Book - 1970
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For over a decade, investors shunned Japan, which had been stuck in an economic quagmire. But reforms have unleashed the world's second largest economy. Andrew H. Shipley's The Japanese Money Tree challenges the stale conventional wisdom regarding Japan's grim prospects, and highlights how foreign investors are making the most of exciting opportunities in Tokyo. He also reveals how readers themselves, whether institutional money managers or individual investors, can profit from Japan's economic rebirth. The Japanese Money Tree reflects Shipley's 15 years on the ground in Japan, sharing actual experiences of foreign investors operating there. Shipley uncovers immense intellectual property value hidden off the books in Japanese firms, and explores enormous private equity and hedge fund opportunities emerging in Japan. You'll find new insights into Japan's trading relationships with China, its demographic realities, its new real estate boom, and much more.; Throughout, Shipley offers fresh research and innovative strategies-all brought together in today's most insightful and compellingly readable guide to investing in Japan such as: Japan: the world's best investment value; Why smart global investors are rediscovering Japanese markets; Incredible IP, on the cheap; Unveiling the immense hidden strengths of Japanese firms; The art of cultural arbitrage; How foreign hedge funds are discovering breakthrough opportunities in Japan; Birthrates and Bushido; Uncovering the surprising opportunities in Japan's coming demographic shifts; The birth of high-speed capitalism; and, How structural reforms are leading to stronger, more profitable enterprises. H. Shipley has worked as an economist at Lehman Brothers Japan, Credit Suisse First Boston Securities (Japan), Schroders Japan, and Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale (West LB). He received a Japanese government scholarship when studying for his master's degree in at Waseda University in Tokyo. He lived in Japan for fifteen years. Shipley has appeared on CNBC, CNN, and Reuters Financial TV to discuss the outlook for the Japanese financial markets.; His writing has also appeared on the Asian Wall Street Journal op-ed page, and in Institutional Investor, The Nikkei Weekly, and The Daily Yomiuri.
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1970]
ISBN: 9780131345515
Branch Call Number: 791.3 FENN
Characteristics: 208 p. illus., facsims., ports. 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fenner, Wolcott


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