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Why Japan? Why Now? | ETF Trends

Japan's monetary accommodation, fiscal policy, and structural reforms have been coined “Abenomics” after Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Abenomics is a three arrowed multi-front attack on the deflation and slow [...]

Market Moving Economic Events: BOE Minutes And Japan Inflation …

The European Central Bank's President, Mario Draghi, will issue a speech where he is expected to tackle the issue of the Eurozone's low inflation and the measures that need to be taken to avoid a Japanese style deflation [...]

Confounded Interest | Japan's Consumer Confidence Crashes …

Japan's industrial production also fell 2.3% last week, the biggest drop since the Tsunami. jaoanip0514. Japan is still experiencing deflation in home prices are their housing bubble peak in 1991. For comparison, U.S. [...]

Clif Droke Market Analysis: Japan's death struggle with deflation

Japan's Nikkei stock index peaked in 1989 and the country entered a bear market and deflationary depression lasting some 20 years. Only in the last year or so has inflation finally shown signs of life after a record-breaking  … [...]

Deflation Theory Reality Check: Why Inflation is Severely Understated

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  … [...]

Marc to Market: Japan: More Output, Less Deflation

Japan has released a number of reports early in the Tokyo session that show an economy seemingly on the mend and an easing of deflationary pressures. Ironically, the yen tended to weaken in response, whereas the dollar … [...]

Inflation, Deflation or Hyperinflation In America & Effect on Gold and Silver Prices In 2014-2015

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

The Economics Forum 21: The Minsky Moment: How Paul Krugman …

A ” Minsky Moment” in which both the lender (“patient capitalist”) and the borrower (“impatient capitalist”) finally realise that theirs is sheer “speculation” and that the “profits” they anticipated from production are not going to materialise …. But Krugman simply “has” to confront this problem – and he does, as we saw, when he acknowledges that “debt-deleveraging” (or Fisherian debt- deflationary ) “shocks” occur when our dear “patient and impatient” capitalists “suddenly … [...]

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 … [...]

Keystone's Inflation-Deflation Indicator Signals NEUTRAL Territory

Japan's deflationary incident is now in its second decade. The indicator is now in Neutral territory so the bulls and bears are fighting it out. A move lower is consitent with falling equity markets and a move higher is in concert … [...]