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Abenomics Crushes Japan's Middle Class—Yet Its Attack On Phony …

And they're whacking the hapless Japanese middle clareligion of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ilk whose “bold” and “courageous” actions have been touted with blinding exuberance around the world, are coming home to roost. And they're whacking the hapless Japanese middle class … It's an idiocy to call this, as it is often done even in the ever so respectable mainstream media, a “ deflation spiral.” Japanese consumers are were among the few in [...]

BOJ Stands Pat, Decides Not To Do Anymore To Fight Deflation …

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan stuck to its existing monetary stimulus on Tuesday, confident that it did not need further support measures to beat chronic deflation even as a sales tax hike clouds the [...]

Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis :: The Market Oracle …

The financial instability hypothesis has both empirical and theoretical aspects. The readily observed empirical aspect is that, from time to time, capitalist economies exhibit inflations and debt deflations which seem to have [...]

Why Minsky Matters | New Economic Perspectives

minsky American economist Hyman Minsky died in 1996, but his theories offer one of the most compelling explanations of the 2008 financial crisis. His key idea is simple enough to be a t-shirt slogan: “Stability is [...]

Deflation and debt, strange lessons from Japan » Soaar

I must say that it was the obsession longtime Ben Bernanke that the central bank presided until January had said in 2003 that garnered much attention on how to fight against deflation speech. But it is in Japan that this fight [...]

Deflation and debt, strange lessons from Japan | Povesham

I must say that it was the obsession longtime Ben Bernanke that the central bank presided until January had said in 2003 that garnered much attention on how to fight against deflation speech. But it is in Japan that this fight [...]

China's Minsky Moment? :: The Market Oracle :: Financial Markets …

Meanwhile, as Corriente understood, the likelihood of major defaults across the Eurozone rises every day that the ECB does the bare minimum to resist France's and Italy's slide toward deflation . It's not over until the fat lady  … [...]

Eurozone Deflation Sign Raises Recession Concern

In the deflationary economy, the price of goods and properties experiences a long-term decline, decreasing business profits, hampering wage growth, and forcing consumers to spend less. Japan experienced a serious  … [...]

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  … [...]