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What the Crisis Taught Us: More Bubbles! We Need Bigger Bubbles

Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation , and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy  … [...]

Japan may be beating deflation but it's losing the fight against falling …

The good news for Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe in his fight against deflation : Japan's consumer price index, excluding volatile fresh food costs, increased by 1.3% in December, notching a 0.4% gain for 2013. (Inflation  … [...]

Price data boosts Japan's deflation battle | Cairo Post

TOKYO: Japan logged its first annual rise in consumer prices for five years in 2013, official data showed Friday, a boost for the government in its battle against stubborn deflation . But surging post-Fukushima energy costs  … [...]

Half the world economy is one accident away from a deflation trap …

Markets have a touching faith that the same Politburo responsible for a US$24-trillion credit bubble – 1.5 times larger than the U.S. banking system – will deflate it gently with a skill that eluded the Bank of Japan in [...]

Don't be afraid of deflation | Edward Hadas – Reuters

They identified 73 five-year periods of price decline and found “virtually no evidence” of any link between deflation and decreased output. The record of contemporary Japan – often cited as an example of the dangers of  … [...]

Economic Logic: Ageing and deflation in Japan

Ageing and deflation in Japan . Inflation rates across industrialized economies have been remarkably low in the past decades, and at the same time these economies have been subject to considerable demographic [...]

Christine Hughes: The struggle between inflation and deflation

Christine Hughes, President and Chief Investment Strategist of OtterWood Capital explains why lack of inflation in the economy is a [...]

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Deflation Will Return …

The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation , and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious metals. Other macro … Minsky is SourceForge's Project of the Month. Augusto  … [...]

How the Japanese Yen Can Tank the S&P 500 – Lance Jepsen (1 …

Japan has been printing huge amounts of money in an attempt to end their 20 year battle with deflation once and for all. Japan has been printing money [...]

Japan's finance minister Aso Deflationary ended Japan 24 January …

Japan's finance minister Aso: Deflationary conditions have almost ended in Japan 24 January [...]