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Bill Gross: Credit Supernova – Business Insider

He channels the late economist Hyman Minsky , saying the economy is now in Minsky's “Ponzi finance” phase, “when additional credit would be required just to cover increasingly burdensome interest payments, with accelerating inflation the end result.” … The choices are varied: cash to help protect against an inflationary expansion or just the opposite – long Treasuries to take advantage of a deflationary bust; real assets; emerging market equities, etc. One of our … [...]

Japan's lessons for America's budget warriors… « Mostly Economics

It should not follow policies of Japan's stop and go approach towards stimulus. Since the collapse of Japan's housing bubble in 1990, the country has suffered more than two decades of deflation , stagnant growth, and … [...]

Japan's Reckless Deflation Battle | Gold News

THE MARKET has been focused on the Bank of Japan's capitulation to the Abe government's threats to pack its governing council with Yes men and to rewrite the law defining its powers if it did not throw its weight behind the … [...]

Deflation in Japan? – The Mises Economics Blog

The topic of deflation has risen to new heights in Japan because the new Prime Minister has promised to fight deflation and to set new minimum inflation targets for the Bank of Japan [...]

Deflation in Japan? :: The Circle Bastiat

The topic of deflation has risen to new heights in Japan because the new Prime Minister has promised to fight deflation and to set new [...]

Why It's Time to Underweight Japan

“We feel the excitement over 'Abenomics' is now priced in, and the Bank of Japan has yet again shown it will do nothing dramatic to end deflation ,” he said. HSBC forecasts the Topix Index will end the year at 900 – 3 percent … [...]

Why Japan should not fight deflation » The Cobden Centre

On January 22, 2013 policy makers of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) voted for a 2% inflation target, to be achieved “at the earliest possible time”, with a planned 13 trillion yen a month ($145 billion) in extra securities [...]

Economics Music Video Project: Wanna Have by the Price Girls

The Price Girls team up with the Fed to take on recession, deflation, and other economic woes through Monetary and Fiscal Policy. Special thanks to Minju Bum for mixing the track via Logic and Carlos Cordova for DP/ Camera [...]

Dear brethren of the ECB, debt deflation is alive and kicking down …

Uncategorized · Home > Uncategorized > Dear brethren of the ECB, debt deflation is alive and kicking down (Irish edition, 3 graphs) … Hey, Tyler, do you consider this sudden 13% decline to be 'real' deflation ? Ireland2. [...]

Abe video broadcast to Davos participants: Determined to end …

In a video broadcast to Davos participants, Abe said he was determined to end deflation in Japan by putting measures in place promptly He also said the [...]