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Steven Towns

Steven Towns is the author of 'Investing in Japan: There is no stock market as undervalued and as misunderstood' (2012). 'Investing in Japan' fills the void of information about Japanese stocks, providing a comprehensive overview of the market, challenging conventional wisdom of Japan being on its last leg, and providing insightful discussion of many key aspects to investing in Japan, including the strategies of investment funds, leading hedge funds, idiosyncrasies of the market, returns on equity, shareholder rights, and more. See book detail page below or paste the following book link to Amazon in your browser:


A strategic thinker, financial writer, and staff mentor in elite ...More
  • Description: Independent / boutique research firm analyst. Trading frequency: Monthly
  • Interests: Developed International Markets, Dividend stock ideas & income, ETFs, Options, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
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Active Investing Value investing and shareowner activism: aim to enhance shareholder value primarily in Japanese and North American equities via dialogue with board directors and/or shareholder proposals.
Investing in Japan Within "Investing in Japan," the following among many other points are discussed:

Brief overview of value investing (helpful to those less familiar; hearing its merits is never redundant to practitioners); Challenge the conventional wisdom of Japan being on its last leg, a kind way of ...More
Nomura's Individual Japanese Investor Survey Aug 19, 2014