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Deflation, Debt and Disaster | S&P Dow Jones Indices

Central Banks persist in fighting inflation. The Fed is tapering and talking about tighter money. The European Central Bank won't cut interest rates. Only in Japan , where the Prime Minister is pushing the Bank of Japan is there  … [...]

Spanish Banks Should be Back for Another Bailout | PRAGMATIC …

But the lesson from Japan was that overly focusing on the banks as 'the problem' is misguided and until or unless deeply deflationary policies are altered, the Spanish banks will be back for another bailout before too [...]

jahhou blog: When time to recovery goes to infinity

… ponzi scheme. Facebook was kind of interesting, after all. Posted by Jeff at 7:49 AM. Labels: 2-10 spread, banking profits, bond yield spreads, debt deflation , inverted yield curve, Minsky , ponzi collapse, TBTF banks … [...]

Gregor Macdonald Throws Deflation Curveball Smack Into Peter Schiff & Max Keiser’s Faces

Welcome back to the fold Gregor – glad to know logic has prevailed in your [...]

Goodhart Says UK’s Concern Is Deflation, Not Inflation: Video

March 4 (Bloomberg) — Charles Goodhart, a professor at the London School of Economics, discusses the UK economy, inflation and interest rates. He talks with Francine Lacqua on Bloomberg Television’s “On The [...]

Face The Music: Road Back To Prosperity Is Through Shared …

Lacy: Yes, and so did the people that more or less followed in Fisher's footsteps, principally Charles Kindleberger and Hyman Minsky . Minsky felt that the way you prevented a major debt deflation cycle was to keep the banks … [...]

Goodfriend Says Fed Can’t Let Downturn Become Deflation

Sept. 14 (Bloomberg) — Marvin Goodfriend, a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses Federal Reserve policy and the outlook for inflation. Goodfriend speaks with Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television’s “Surveillance Midday.” Jeffrey Sachs, a professor at Columbia University, also speaks. (Source: [...]

Gold & Silver – Debt Collapse – $20000 Gold – Mike Maloney on Economic Crisis

www.goldsilver.com Mike Maloney is the author of the world’s best selling book on precious metals investing. Since 2003 he has been advocating gold and silver as the ultimate means of protecting wealth from the games played by our governments and banking sector. In this 90 minute presentation he lays down his ‘most likely’ scenario for the global economy over the next deacde…short term deflation, followed by big or even hyperinflation. Here you will learn the true definitions of inflation the difference between currency and money, price vs value, ‘Wealth Cycles’, gold and silver accounting for the expansion of fiat currency, gold and silver supply and demand, the differences between the today’s bull market and that of the 1970s, The Debt Collapse, and more. If you would like to know more check out Mike’s websites www.GoldSilver.com and http Mike sends out a free weekly newsletter from each of the above sites each with valuable information on the economy and gold & silver, see you there. [...]

Economic Illiterate Peter Schiff’s Insane ‘Deflation Is Good’ Argument Debunked Again

An interesting perspective on deflation from Robert Pollin of PERI. The clip also ends with a nice quirk – interviewer Paul Jay says “The question is what you people at home do – and its to start to understand economics.” Right on the button, Paul – the reason why the US is in this mess is because of a mass of uneducated economic illiterates following other economic illiterates like Peter Schiff around like the bubonic plague. Its also painfully obvious that Paul Jay, an investigative journalist, after listening to economic experts during interviews and actually doing some decent research on the subject, is quantum light years ahead of economic illiterates like Peter Schiff, in knowledge, understanding and interpretation of deflation. From the New York Times article “Japan – From Dynamic To Disheartened”, explaining the effects of deflation, which Robert Pollin describes in the clip, and which economic illiterate Peter Schiff thinks is such good [...]

Tea with Nouriel Roubini, professor of economics. economist.com/video

Not all doom and gloom. The professor of economics on America’s banking reforms, the risk of deflation in advanced economies and China’s [...]