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Is the Euro the New Yen? | ETF Trends

The case for Japan's equity market in late 2012 and 2013 started when the central bank provided huge levels of monetary support to rid Japan of deflation . This action led to a much weaker yen, which in turn contributed to [...]

Debt deflation in action: Greece | Real-World Economics Review Blog

Household debt in Greece is pretty low (70% of GDP, 2013), at least compared with countries like the Netherlands (139%, 2012), Denmark (149%, 2012) or Ireland (112%, 2012). Also, after 2010 Greek households paid [...]

BOJ's Sato warns euro area of Japan-style deflation risk

The euro area may face a prolonged period of disinflation that risks harming long-term price expectations, a Bank of Japan policymaker said, warning that the region should not take lightly the potential danger of slipping into [...]

Martin Wolf – Deflation and Mapping Economic Growth – interview – Goldstein on Gelt – Sept 2013

http://www.GoldsteinOnGelt.com Martin Wolf, associate editor and chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, talks about inflation and deflation and [...]

Euro Area — “deflation” versus “lowflation” | iMFdirect – The IMF Blog

… and real interest rates, less relative price adjustment, and greater unemployment. Along with Japan's experience, which saw deflation worm itself into the system, this argues for a more pre-emptive approach by the [...]

What next: Inflation or Deflation? Get ready for inflation – Economics Futurist Keynote Speaker

What is the greatest threat to our future: inflation or deflation? What should we expect? Inflationary boom or deflationary bust or more economic cycles of [...]

Economic Logic: Ageing and deflation in Japan

Ageing and deflation in Japan . Inflation rates across industrialized economies have been remarkably low in the past decades, and at the same time these economies have been subject to considerable demographic [...]

Christine Hughes: The struggle between inflation and deflation

Christine Hughes, President and Chief Investment Strategist of OtterWood Capital explains why lack of inflation in the economy is a [...]

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Deflation Will Return …

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  … [...]

Greece as a textbook example of debt deflation (also: the JD cover up!)

Summary The Troika is still using the Greek state to issue debtobligations which are used to prop up bankrupt banks. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, chairman of th Eurozone finance ministers, does not get this. That does not work,  … [...]