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Is the Euro the New Yen? | ETF Trends

The case for Japan's equity market in late 2012 and 2013 started when the central bank provided huge levels of monetary support to rid Japan of deflation . This action led to a much weaker yen, which in turn contributed to [...]

Keystone's Inflation Deflation Indicator Signals DISINFLATION

That will be a new and intense problem, especially hyperinflation, but for now, the disinflationary and deflationary scenario's are far more important. Look at Japan's funk for the last twenty years; deflation can be nasty and will … [...]

Over the Fiscal Cliff – Professor Steve Keen

http://localfuture.org The world’s top economist, Dr. Steve Keen, professor of economics, University of Western Sydney, Australia and author of the book [...]

Daily Kos: A 2012 Victory Won't Bring Back the Economy: Only a …

This debate ignores the big elephant in the room; the millions of people underwater defrauded into mortgage debt and other private debt chaining them to their deflating assets with no sufficient income prospects added up and compounded …… of it) and mixed it with Irving Fischer's debt deflation hypothesis and Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis and that is where we see Steve Keen and Michael Hudson coming from today with their own contributions of [...]

Europe: This Time It's Serious

I have spent most of the last twenty years covering Asian markets and watching Japan deal with debt- deflation . Japan was never this bad. At least when the Japanese realized their policy mistakes they then quickly reversed … [...]

Notes From Underground: U.S. Treasuries, A Fixed Market That Is …

Also, remember that Japan had a huge amount of savings to lean on and therefore a severe bout of inflation to minimize the pain of deflation would have caused huge problems for the pensioners in Tokyo. Deflation in Japan … [...]

Fundselect: PIMCO sees as MINSKY for 2012

Front and center in this regard is the rapidly progressing sovereign debt crisis in the eurozone, the debt deflationary feedback loop associated with it, and the quality and quantity of policy responses applied to contain it. … [...]

NewsDaily: Japan deflation persists

Japan's core consumer prices fell for the first time in four months in the year to October after a cigarette tax hike a year ago dropped out from calculations revealing persistent deflation caused by chronically weak … [...]

Dr. Steve Keen – Debunking Economics – Money, Debt Crisis, Economy, Recession, Taxes

http://sustainabilityconference.org/ To hear Dr. Steve Keen speak in person, attend The International Conference on Sustainability, Transition & Culture [...]

Inflation, Deflation, and the Future | Frank Shostak

Lecture presented by Frank Shostak at the Ludwig von Mises Institute’s “Austrian Economics and the Financial Markets” seminar held at the Toronto Stock [...]