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3 Stock Picks for Japan's Deflationary Worries – August 25, 2014 …

Japan will continue to provide monetary stimulus in order to combat deflation [...]

'some time' to slay deflation – News On Japan

Speaking at a global central banking conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Kuroda said the central bank's efforts to overcome deflation by stimulating Japan's economy with large-scale asset purchases was proving effective. He [...]

Japan's Labor Market Showing 'Significant Improvement' – Business …

Speaking at a global central banking conference here, Kuroda said the central bank's efforts to overcome deflation by stimulating Japan's economy with large-scale asset purchases was proving effective. He added, [...]

Deflation, recession and 'Japanese crisis' hangs over Europe | The …

Two months ago, a policymaker at the Bank of Japan warned that the eurozone was slipping towards chronic deflation and low growth. The central bank was “observing if Europe will fall into Japan -style deflation ”, [...]

Euro Zone Moves Closer To Japanese Style Deflation | GoCoins …

TANGIBLE INVESTMENTS – Los Angeles – by James O'Dell – Gold and Silver prices rose modestly on Thursday, with Gold trading at $1,313.40 an ounce, and Silver trading at $19.90 an ounce, after U.S. jobless claims [...]

The Grumpy Economist: Deflation Skeptics

In other words: If Japan is in a twenty year recession caused by persistent deflation , we (Italians) have been in a twenty-year disaster that is much worse, and this notwithstanding that the Italian inflation rate, in the same [...]

Japan sees end to deflation after 20 years | The Times

Japan has finally pulled itself out of deflation after nearly two decades of falling prices. Inflation is now rising at the fastest rate since 1991, the year the asset bubble burst, propelling what was then the world's [...]

Hyman Minsky, Charles Darwin, and descent into the cover of minutiae

There was a curmudgeonly economist named Hyman Minsky (1919-1996). We're not economists and have only learned about him second-hand, after the fact, when what he said before the fact was born out by the [...]

Market Anthropology: The Long Tail of Deflation

With Japan's Nikkei now trading well into its twenty fourth year since its secular peak in 1989, we thought we would take a quick comparative look at the two most talked about deflationary spirals (as weighed by [...]