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asciilifeform: mats: see oldie
mats: as you are a nipophile and possibly going on sabbatical, i highly rec visiting the country this year
mats: the yen is at 97 financial crisis levels, having crashed 40% against usd in the last 3y
asciilifeform will omit 'derp, 0 mention of prior art', it's hanno boeck after all, still doin' his thing, n yrs later, never tires
asciilifeform: mats: you in jp currently ?
mats: nop, just read the financial papers
mats: strangely not much mention of it, despite the seriousness
asciilifeform: it's been in freefall since forever ago, neh
dulapbot: Logged on 2021-07-11 16:13:19 asciilifeform: mats: do you recall when usa 'decided' to torpedo its industrial base? (80s) and jp didnt feel like following along off the cliff ? what did usg do
asciilifeform: slowly sinking into /dev/null since at least early '90s
mats: its extra bad now, since the fed started its rate hikes
mats: well, not extra bad, but not been so low since late 80s
mats: enjoy it while it lasts, can't imagine usd strength can continue like this for several more years without causing economic crisis elsewhere
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