We've got a firmer New York market and a weak yen to support exporters.
After gaining for four straight sessions, investors are concerned that the Nikkei has risen too quickly.
Right now there are few market participants.... Investors don't know what may happen with the currency during the holidays.
Investors want to see the U.S. stock market's reaction to whatever the Federal Reserve says, which might set the tone for global high-techs for a while.
It seems the U.S. market won't be affected too much by election results, and that's quite reassuring. Investors are slowly regaining their confidence, and the Nikkei should start to establish support around 15,000.
To be honest, it's not the kind of game that we are excited about. When it's on the schedule, you just have to go and do what you do. The expectation of our players is to go out and play to our level.
Be funny, be daring, and be as creative as possible, ... Embarrassment is only in your minds; it's not really happening.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread