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How Will Gold Respond to Global Deflation? | Clif Droke …

With economies slowing down in China, Japan , Eastern Europe and other regions of the globe, many investors wonder if 2014 will deliver another global deflationary epidemic. As I'll explain in this commentary, the next [...]

Inflation, Deflation or Hyperinflation In America & Effect on Gold and Silver Prices In 20

Wonder whether the US is currently experiencing inflation, deflation or stagflation? Are we heading into hyperinflation? What effect will this have on gold [...]

Fixing Japan's labour market | vox

Fixing Japan's deflation requires labour-market reformsAyako Saiki; Ending the scourge of dual labour markets in EuropeSamuel Bentolila, Tito Boeri, Pierre Cahuc. The share of non-regular workers in Japan , which was  … [...]

Kuroda stresses need to ward off deflation – Seeking Alpha

” Japan must avoid the self-perpetuating deflationary spiral that can occur if companies and individuals stop spending money in anticipation of lower prices in the future.” Is it the expectation of lower prices or something else  … [...]

Week In FX Asia – Japan's $182 Billion Package To End Deflation …

CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSEARCA:FXY): Week In FX Asia – Japan's $182 Billion Package To End Deflation [...]

Deflation Is Crushing QE Right Now [WisdomTree Japan Hedged …

WisdomTree Trust (NYSEARCA:CCX), DBX ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:DBGR), DBX ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:DBJP), Powershares DB G10 Currency Harvest Fund (NYSEARCA:DBV), WisdomTree Germany Hedged Equity ETF  … [...]

Japan's Campaign To Eliminate Deflation Begins – Seeking Alpha

CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSEARCA:FXY), PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish (NYSEARCA:UDN), PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish (NYSEARCA:UUP): Japan's Campaign To Eliminate Deflation   … [...]

Noahpinion: Japan and the liquidity trap

Certainly, liquidity trap models are consistent with one important piece of the Japan story: the coupling of persistent deflation with zero nominal interest rates. As I said in the update to my last post, liquidity trap models might be  … [...]

Japan: Printing Up Miracles And Mirages – Seeking Alpha

There are numerous explanations as to what has caused Japan's persistent deflation , and depending on what view one takes as to the underlying causes, it can be understood as either benign (or rather, I would argue,  … [...]

Fixing Japan's deflation requires labour-market reforms | vox

Abenomics is all the rage. Japan's GDP grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the first quarter, the stock market went up by almost 30% since December, and despite some uncertainties, sentiments, consumption, and exports are  … [...]