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Japan Planning More Stimulus?

Wednesday, 25 Aug 2010 | 6:10 PM ET

Is Japan planning a massive stimulus to get its economy moving again?

Faced with anemic growth and a strong yen, chatter suggests Japan's leaders have something up their sleeves.

A new package would set Japan apart from the rest of the developed world, which is winding down stimulus steps even as worries grow about a cooling global economy

And it will be a tricky task for Prime Minister Naoto Kan, who is also juggling a promise to reduce the country's massive debt.

Is Japan about to announce a massive stimulus package in the next couple of weeks? What must you know about this rapidly changing developments?

Find out from Peter Boockvar of Miller Tabak. Watch the video now.

Japan Plans Stimulus
Japan's stimulus is an intervention after a rising Yen, with Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak equity strategist.




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