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ALBERT EDWARDS: A Tidal Wave Of Deflation Is … – Business Insider

The yen fell sharply late October after the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets by announcing an additional round of stimulus measures that will see its balance sheet expanding by 80 trillion yen a year. And a [...]

Japan's quantitative easing: A bigger bazooka | The Economist

In recent weeks, economists had started to question Mr Kuroda's oft-stated commitment to banishing Japan's entrenched deflationary psychology. They suggested that the bank's formerly conservative mindset might even [...]

Charles Nenner on Deflation and the Coming Crash – Business Insider

“Europe is close to deflation , Japan is still in deflation, China has very low inflation, and if the dollar continues to rise in the United States, we'll get deflation over here. And I don't think investors are ready for it.” Nenner [...]

Japan's Labor Market Showing 'Significant Improvement' – Business …

Speaking at a global central banking conference here, Kuroda said the central bank's efforts to overcome deflation by stimulating Japan's economy with large-scale asset purchases was proving effective. He added, [...]

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 [...]

Has China's Minsky Moment Has Arrived – Business Insider

After years of booming credit expansion, we're now seeing slower economic growth in China and a rising number of domestic bond defaults. This has prompted many to ask has China's ' Minsky moment' [...]

Fixing Japan's labour market | vox

Fixing Japan's deflation requires labour-market reformsAyako Saiki; Ending the scourge of dual labour markets in EuropeSamuel Bentolila, Tito Boeri, Pierre Cahuc. The share of non-regular workers in Japan , which was  … [...]

The Scylla and Charybdis of Deflation and Higher … – Ponzi World

Events of the past week confirm our thesis that Central Banks have no exit strategy to avoid asset (and price) deflation aka. “The Minsky Moment”. Only a “Risk Off” event will reverse the rise in interest rates, so the markets are  … [...]

Fixing Japan's deflation requires labour-market reforms | vox

Abenomics is all the rage. Japan's GDP grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the first quarter, the stock market went up by almost 30% since December, and despite some uncertainties, sentiments, consumption, and exports are  … [...]

Japan Continues To Get Squeezed By Deflation – Business Insider

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's consumer price index fell 0.9 percent in March from a year earlier, underlining the challenge of ending a long spell of debilitating deflation despite an onslaught of monetary easing and stimulus … [...]