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Dean Baker Bullish on US Economic Outlook

Dean Baker, with Micro Strategy president David Goldman, discusses employment trends, “Obamacare,” the threat of inflation and deflation, and weak global growth on CNBC, July 5th 2012. Check out our website: www.topwonks.org View more videos here: www.topwonks.org Top Wonks is your single-source directory for locating knowledgeable authorities actively involved in a broad range of public policy issues. Journalists, researchers, public officials and conference planners find it to be an indispensable guide for locating just the policy wonk they need at a moment’s [...]

China's Deflationary Threat – Businessweek

China's Deflationary ThreatBusinessweekIs China running the risk of falling into deflation ? Chinese stocks were rattled on July 9 by the government release of consumer and producer prices in June. The consumer price index … [...]

(Video) Steve Keen on the Minsky Singularity and the Debt Black …

Australian economist and Debunking Economics author Steve Keen will tell us if this is a case when debt deflation wins and the real economy loses. In the US, new jobs numbers disappoint again. However, the number of … [...]

China heads for a deflationary shock | RevolutionRadio.org

Indeed it can be poisonous, and China already has the twin-afflictions of the deflation malaise: a fast aging nation, and a surfeit of factories and industrial plant. Meanwhile, Japanese machine tool orders fell 14.8pc in May, the biggest drop … [...]

Price Data Suggest Specter of Deflation in China – New York Times

comPrice Data Suggest Specter of Deflation in ChinaNew York TimesConsumer prices dropped 0.6 percent in June compared with May, the largest month-to-month drop in two years. Prices were still up 2.2 percent from a … [...]

Catharsis Ours: Japan machine orders implode massively ….. order …

The purchases are starting to have some impact, as Japan is slowly pulling out of its nasty deflationary hole. The latest CPI (ex food and energy) is still negative, but not nearly as bad as it was a couple of years [...]