Understanding the Yen's Trend



Next video:
Loading the player...

Currency expert Boris Schlossberg discusses the factors that drive the often sizable, surprising moves in the Japanese yen.

Related Articles
  1. ETFs & Mutual Funds

    FXY: Should You Short the Yen?

    Discover several reasons why investors may profit from short selling the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar.
  2. Trading

    From Mrs. Watanabe To Abenomics: The Yen's Wild Ride

    Relatively recent upstarts like the euro and the yuan may hog the currency headlines these days, but for sheer drama and gut-wrenching volatility, no currency can match the venerable Japanese ...
  3. ETFs & Mutual Funds

    Top 3 Japanese Yen (JPY) ETFs (FXY, YCL)

    Find out about currency exchange-traded funds, and learn about some of the best available ETFs that are focused on the Japanese yen.
  4. Markets

    Yen: The Safest Play Amid Brexit and Fed Rate Volatility (JPY)

    Why the Japanese yen has emerged as the safest haven for currency traders in the current economic situation.
  5. Trading

    What Forex Traders Need To Know About The Yen

    The Japanese Yen possesses some unique qualities that traders should know before jumping in.
  6. Markets

    Brexit: Could Boris Johnson Keep Britain out of the EU?

    London mayor Boris Johnson's backing of Brexit causes increased uncertainty and precipitates a sharp fall in the GBP.
  7. Trading

    Forex Tutorial: The Forex Market

    In this online tutorial, beginners and experts alike can learn the ins and outs of the retail forex market.
  8. Trading

    The Credit Crisis And The Carry Trade

    When boom times turned to bust, these trades proved devastating for traders and the broader markets.
  9. Markets

    Japan’s Exports Continue Losing Streak in March

    The Japanese policy makers are deeply concerned about the appreciating yen. Even a rise of 10% in the local currency this year will diminish the exports.
  10. Markets

    Volatility In The Yen Has Brought On Big Changes

    There's a difference between translation effects and the real effects that FX swings bring. We look at the difference, and how it's changing Japan.
Hot Definitions
  1. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  2. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  3. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  4. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  5. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  6. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
Trading Center