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Japan takes page from U.S. playbook – blames weather for …

Clearly Abenomics is struggling to keep nagging deflationary forces at bay. Consumer sentiment is slipping and it's not likely that good weather will greatly affect the country's spending habits. View the complete article in [...]

Lessons From 15 Years Of Japanese Deflation

Ronald Janssen looks at the experience of 15 years of Japanese deflation and explains the similarities to the Eurozone [...]

The Death Of Deflation In The Central Bank Era | Zero Hedge

moneybots's picture. “At a global aggregated level deflation has been non-existent over the last 80 years.” Yet Japan deflated . Yet the Nasdaq and housing bubbles deflated . The sovereign debt bubble has yet to deflate [...]

Wilbur Ross: Deflation, Not Inflation, Is the Bigger Concern …

Speaking at the Japan Society in New York Wednesday, Mr. Ross surveyed the economic, investment and monetary landscape in the U.S., Japan and Europe. If there was a common denominator, it's that central banks [...]

Is deflation bad? – EconLog – Library of Economics and Liberty

Everyone knows that deflation is bad. Bad, bad, bad. Why is it bad? Well, we learned it in school. We learned it from the pundits on the news. The Great Depression. Japan . What, are you crazy? It's bad. Here, let [...]

MacroMania: Who's Afraid of Deflation?

Everyone knows that deflation is bad. Bad, bad, bad. Why is it bad? Well, we learned it in school. We learned it from the pundits on the news. The Great Depression. Japan . What, are you crazy? It's bad. Here, let [...]

Deflation would be the stuff of nightmares for European economies …

The one modern example is Japan – where deflation ruled from 1997 to 2007. But Japan is in some ways a poor example: Japanese people themselves have funded the country's debt – and it remains a big producing [...]

Japan's Abe: Ending deflation is new cabinet's top priority | The …

(Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that policies to pull the country out of chronic deflation remain the new cabinet's top priority. “Our cabinet worked as one in delivering the three [...]

US, Japan consumer spend falls, deflation threatens Eurozone …

US, Japan consumer spend falls, deflation threatens Eurozone. on September 1, 2014. D'turn 31Aug14. We are now two-thirds of the way through 2014, and critical decisions are looming for companies and investors. Do they give [...]

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

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