QUOTE AND NEWS
The Market Financial  Sep 10  Comment 
For the past 2 years, the USD/JPY has been the carry trade of choice for big institutions. The proceeds they have earned from this trade have been used to leverage themselves up on S&P Futures contracts. Simply put, as long as the USD/JPY is...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 9  Comment 
By Dean Popplewell: By Kenny Fisher The Japanese yen continues to shrink, as USD/JPY trades just above the 106 line in Tuesday's European session. The last time the pair was at these levels was in October 2008. Japanese Tertiary Industry...
Benzinga  Aug 15  Comment 
In a note Friday morning, Morgan Stanley recommended going long the US dollar versus the Japanese yen (USD/JPY ). The firm feels that the market is understating the potential for further easing by the Bank Of Japan, especially in light of...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 14  Comment 
By Dean Popplewell: By Kenny Fisher The Japanese yen is stable on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-102 range late in the European session. On the release front, Japanese Core Machinery Orders posted a gain of 8.8%, but this was well...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 13  Comment 
By Dean Popplewell: By Kenny Fisher The Japanese yen has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as USD/JPY continues to move upwards. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-102 range. In economic news, Japanese GDP dropped 1.7%...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 12  Comment 
By Dean Popplewell: By Kenny Fisher The Japanese yen is flat on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly above the 102 line late in the European session. In economic news, today's US highlight is the JOLTS Job Openings, with the markets...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 11  Comment 
By Dean Popplewell: The Japanese yen is listless on Monday, as the pair trades slightly above the 104 line in the European session. On the release front, Tertiary Industry Activity disappointed, coming in at -0.1% in July. Consumer Confidence...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 10  Comment 
By Dean Popplewell: By Kenny Fisher USD/JPY has posted gains on Thursday, as the pair trades in the low-101 range early in the North American session. The yen has gained about 100 points this week against the dollar. In Japan, manufacturing...
FX Street  Jul 10  Comment 
Majors EUR/USD: SHORT AT 1.3618 FOR 1.3503 OBJECTIVE, STOP 1.3667 USD/JPY: SHORT AT 101.83 FOR... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
MarketWatch  Jul 9  Comment 
Japan's core machinery orders, closely watched as an indicator of capital spending, plunged 19.5% during May, the Cabinet Office said Thursday. The result -- which CNBC reported was the biggest on record -- confounded expectations for a rise of...




 

The USD/JPY currency pair specifies how many Japanese Yen are needed to purchase 1 U.S. Dollar. In other words, the value of this currency pair is quoted as 1 U.S. Dollar per x Japanese Yen.

Trading the USD/JPY currency pair is also known as trading the "ninja". Some sources will also refer to USD/JPY as the gopher, though this is more commonly the name given to the GBP/JPY pair.

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