This post is part of Japan: A Special Report for Investors.
"It's during times of panic and uncertainty that investors are able to get the biggest advantage because other investors are running for the sidelines 'waiting for things to settle down'," says value investor Charles Mizrahi.
The editor of Hidden Values Alert suggests, "When valuing a company, you're not trying to guess what the company will do over the next few days or weeks.
"Instead, you are trying to value it based on what they will be doing over the next few years or decades.
"Market sell-offs offer us opportunities to buy financially sound companies when they are trading for attractive prices.
"The stock selections that we make stocks that trade on U.S. stock exchanges. We haven't been able to take advantage of global market inefficiencies ... until now.
"Over the past year, I have been researching buying financially sound companies at attractive prices that trade on foreign exchanges.
"Here are five Japanese stocks that that could be considered by long-term value investors: Inpex Corp. (IPXHF), Pacific Metals (PFMTF), JGC Corp. (JGC), Asahi Glass (ASGLY), NTT DoCoMo (NDCM)."
For more ideas for investing in Japan, see Japan: A Special Report for Investors.
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