Japan’s Big Bet on Casinos

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-22/japan-s-big-bet

The next bet in Japan, Casinos.

The bottom line: Casinos in Japan, just authorized in December, could someday reach an estimated $25 billion in revenue annually.

Here are some of the US Casino listed stocks:

Large Caps:

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) (43b)
MGM Resorts International (MGM) (16.85b)

Mid Caps:

Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD) (2.29b)
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (MPEL)
Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Small Caps:

Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR) (1.27b)
Caesars Acquisition Company (CACQ)
Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (ERI)
Empire Resorts, Inc. (NYNY)
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (ISLE)
MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP)
Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (MCRI)
Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK)
Red Rock Resorts, Inc. (RRR)

Micro Caps:

Century Casinos, Inc. (CNTY) (184m)
Full House Resorts, Inc. (FLL)
Golden Entertainment, Inc. (GDEN)

Source: http://investsnips.com/list-of-publicly-traded-casinos/

The Bank of Japan’s Stimulus Decision Comes to an Economy in Trouble

Good read on Japan’s economy..

 

Japan’s economy has been in trouble for decades. Massive monetary and fiscal stimulus have so far failed to spur growth. This week, the Bank of Japan meets to decide whether to apply yet more economic shock therapy. Here’s the situation the country’s leaders face:

Source: The Bank of Japan’s Stimulus Decision Comes to an Economy in Trouble