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Edward.Hugh.Blog: Will Japan Re-enter Deflation in April 2015?

Reading the most recent statements from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda or Finance Minister Taro Aso you would get the impression that the days of deflation are now well and truly numbered in Japan [...]

Market Anthropology: The Long Tail of Deflation

With Japan's Nikkei now trading well into its twenty fourth year since its secular peak in 1989, we thought we would take a quick comparative look at the two most talked about deflationary spirals (as weighed by [...]

eFXnews : Japan Advises Europe To Learn its Deflation Lesson …

In delivering its semiannual status report to the International Monetary Fund's leadership, Japan Saturday included a warning to Europe based on its own experience: don't wait too long to react to any tendency [...]

Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis | Outside the Box …

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 [...]

Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis | John Mauldin …

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 [...]

Peter Surda on Bitcoin’s Run Up, interviewed by Jeffrey Tucker

Peter Surda on Bitcoin’s Run Up, interviewed by Jeffrey Tucker Since Bitcoin is a technology that enables a new type of currency never seen before (a [...]

Japan OKs Record Budget, Sees Deflation Threat Recede (AFP)

Japan approved its biggest ever budget Tuesday, as an improving economy and a sales tax hike made room for more defence spending and the first step towards achieving a balanced budget. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's  … [...]

Japan's War on Deflation Boosted by October Data (AFP)

Japan's war on deflation got a boost last month with a key inflation indicator rising at its fastest pace in 15 years, new data showed Friday, as Tokyo battles to reverse years of falling prices. Stripping out volatile food and  … [...]

Deflation-Phobia Set To Bring On More Monetary Inflation – Seeking …

“Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's bid to end 15 years of persistent deflation is endangered by the failure of counterparts in the U.S. And Europe to meet their own price goals. Citigroup Inc.'s Inflation Surprise Index  … [...]

Fed Balance Sheet vs. Stock Market; Will QE Cause Inflation? US in …

In response to Japan Near Stagnation Following 9 Months of Growth; Service Sector Prices Back in Deflation ; Spotlight on Abenomics My friend “BC” writes . … Minsky noted that 'euphoria' might develop at this stage. Investors  … [...]