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Another Setback for TPP, Republicans Say No TPP Without TPA First

Republicans Say Won't Vote for TPP Without TPA First; That Means No Pact This Year

Shiga Governor Election Loss A Setback for Abe

LDP Loses Governor Election in Shiga Prefecture Due to Backlash Over Collective Self-Defense

What does China Want re: Senkakus, South China Sea, Part 1

Experts Unclear about Beijing’s Motivations/Ambitions in South China Sea, Worried About Crudeness of Xi’s Tactics

Abe Lures Back Foreign Stock Investors

Foreign Investors Return to Japan in June, But on Much Smaller Scale than in 2013

Post-Tax Hike Consumer Spending Tracking 1997 Path

April-May Post-Tax Hike Spending Tracks Fairly Closely the Pattern in 1997

Preview of Data Releases: May 27 - 30, 2014

Also of note this week will be April Durable Goods Orders and Personal Income reports on Tuesday and Friday, respectively. Tuesday’s March Home Prices data should show continued solid year-over-year appreciation, though momentum is slowing gradually.

Preview of Data Releases: May 19 - 23, 2014

With the Fed on auto-pilot – monitoring data and tapering QE3 until this autumn – no revelations are likely

Multi-Family Tilt No Threat to Housing Sector or Economy

Apartment Construction Adds to Economy also

Nikkei Index Loses Third of Its Initial Gains Under Abe

Foreign Investors Losing Faith in Abenomics

Expecting Contraction in April-June; Test is July-September

1st Quarter GDP: Jump in Pre-Tax Hike Spending

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