How To Find the Best Japanese Stocks

Japan's stock market is soaring which has many investors wondering how to find the best Japanese stocks. We take a closer look here.

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Every now and then, we will turn our attention from our own traditionally productive stock market to a foreign bourse that has suddenly caught fire.

More often than not, that stock market will be located in one of the world's emerging markets – China, India, Brazil, or other parts of the world enjoying the brisk economic growth that developing nations are known for.

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Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley is the Editor-in-Chief of WealthUp, a site dedicated to improving the personal finances and financial literacy of people of all ages. He also writes the weekly The Weekend Tea newsletter, which covers both news and analysis about spending, saving, investing, the economy and more.


Kyle was previously the Senior Investing Editor for Kiplinger.com, and the Managing Editor for InvestorPlace.com before that. His work has appeared in several outlets, including Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Barchart, The Globe & Mail and the Nasdaq. He also has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, among other shows and podcasts, and he has been quoted in several outlets, including MarketWatch, Vice and Univision. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism. 


You can check out his thoughts on the markets (and more) at @KyleWoodley.