Yotai Gap Continues to Enlarge as Corporations Risk Their Balance Sheets To Shore Up Stock Prices

As one of the few American chroniclers of the still-obscure “yotai gap” phenomenon that has been present in Japan for a number of years, I read with interest a ZH post today that discusses it without using the term (LINK). ┬áHere is a graph lifted from that post (click on chart to enlarge):

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