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Don’t Rage Against the Machine, or Fanuc - Bloomberg

2018-05-01 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

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Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

2018-04-27 seekingalpha
Amazon.com, Alibaba Group Holdings, Visa Inc., Apple Inc., and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing are the largest five individual stock positions.

 
Japanese firms see big future for small-scale industrial robots

2018-04-24 japantimes.co.jp
A two-armed robot in a Chiba factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes pepper and powdered cheese over pasta that a person has just arranged in a container.

 
Direxion Launches Leveraged Robotics ETF

2018-04-23 zacks
Direxion launched a leveraged fund on Apr 19, focused on providing exposure to the global robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) space.

 
Japanese companies see big things in small-scale industrial robots - Channel NewsAsia

2018-04-20 channelnewsasia
A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes pepper and powdered cheese over pasta that a person has just arranged in a container.

 
Japanese companies see big things in small-scale industrial robots

2018-04-20 reuters
TOKYO, April 20 (Reuters) - A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes pepper and powdered cheese over pasta that a person has just arranged in a container.

 
Nikkei meanders downward as concerns over Syria loom

2018-04-12 japantimes.co.jp
Stocks closed slightly lower in directionless trading Thursday, with active traders held in check partly by growing concerns over Syria.

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Tokyo stocks rebound on futures-led buying and weak yen

2018-04-09 japantimes.co.jp
Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, buoyed by futures-led buying and the yen’s weakening against the dollar.

 
Nikkei falls, hit by tech stocks; Monex jumps on possible Coincheck purchase

2018-04-03 reuters
TOKYO, April 3 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks fell on Tuesday, led by tech firms and makers of electronic components after U.S. tech stocks tumbled overnight on resurgent trade war fears, while Monex jumped after saying it might buy cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck.

 
Nikkei falls as tech, electronic component stocks underperform

2018-04-03 thehindubusinessline
Nintendo Co stumbled 2.8 per cent, Nikon Corp dropped 2.1 per cent and Fanuc Corp stumbled 2.8 per cent.

 
Nikkei falls as tech, electronic components stocks underperform

2018-04-03 reuters
TOKYO, April 3 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Tuesday morning, led by technology firms and makers of electronic components after U.S. tech stocks tumbled overnight on resurgent trade war fears.

 
As China climbs the value chain, a new trade challenge looms in Asia

2018-03-26 japantimes.co.jp
China’s rampant economic growth has been a boon for exporters in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, who have supplied high-end components and machines for its factories. The risk for them now is that China will switch from customer to competitor as it ascends the value chain.

 
China's Push for Tech Self-Sufficiency Threatens Asia's Exporters - Bloomberg

2018-03-25 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
As Trump takes on China, another trade challenge looms in Asia

2018-03-25 themalaymailonline
With China pouring in billions into homegrown semiconductor manufacturing, there’s potential for trade flows to start to shift. — Reuters picHONG KONG, March 26 — China’s rampant economic growth has been a boon for exporters in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, who’ve supplied high-end components and machines for its factories. The risk for them now is that China changes from customer to competitor as it ascends the value chain.

 
Nikkei closes down nearly 1,000 points on trade war jitters

2018-03-23 japantimes.co.jp
Stocks nose-dived on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday due to intensifying concerns over a trade war between the United States and China, with the benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average finishing with a loss of nearly 1,000 points.

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