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Japan: A Window on Deflation – Japan Real Time – WSJ

… does deflation look like? As Europe and other regions flirt with deflation , Japan's experience over the past couple of decades offers a window: it hasn't been the Great Depression, but it has been painful–and hard to [...]

5 things to know about deflation | Living | Rock Hill Herald Online

Simply “printing” money is not an automatic cure for deflation – Japan has been trying to cure its deflationary economy for more than a decade, most recently by aggressively having its central bank buy Japanese [...]

Politicians Need to Learn to Love Deflation | RealClearMarkets

To add some empirical evidence to this argument, let's look at Japan . Japan is often pointed to as an example of how deadly deflation can be to an economy. Yet while Japan has definitely struggled economically for [...]

Why is deflation continuing in Europe and Japan?

Here is an update from Japan : Four years after the Bank of Japan set a 2 percent inflation target, price gains may still be coming up short, according to a survey of economists by Bloomberg News. Consumer prices will rise [...]

Quantitative easing around the world: lessons from Japan, UK and US

QE was effectively born in Japan , a country plagued in recent history by deflation and rolling recession. The phrase “quantitative easing” was coined to describe Japan's efforts to kickstart growth and get prices rising [...]

Japan stocks drop amid deflation fears and rising yen – MarketWatch

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Japanese stocks lost more altitude in early Wednesday action, with deflation fears, a weak U.S. lead and especially further gains for the yen all helping to push the Nikkei Stock Average [...]

The Economist explains: Why deflation is bad | The Economist

Figures released on January 7th showed that consumer prices in the year to December fell by 0.2%, marking the return of deflation for the first time since 2009. Weak demand, driven ….. It happened in Japan , and other [...]

Japan Markets Hammered as Deflationary Cycle Continues – The …

Japan Markets Hammered as Deflationary Cycle Continues, economy, investing, James Corbett, Bob Chapman, money, Fed, US Markets, politics, gold, sliver, wall [...]

The Japanese Deflation Myth and the Yen's Slump » The Cobden …

Yet still Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda warn that they have not won the battle against deflation . That caution is absurd — all the more so in view of the fact that there was [...]

Japan finance minister Aso: Japan emerging from deflation driven …

Japan finance minister Aso: Japan emerging from deflation driven slump. a month ago Sun 4 Jan 2015 23:53:03 GMT. Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: news. Author: Eamonn Sheridan. Japan finance minister Aso: Japan emerging [...]