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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 … [...]

Ponzi World (Over 3 Billion NOT Served): Minsky Was Right

Soon a fucking Seven-Eleven going tits up will require ECB intervention: This was all predicted by Minsky in his treatise, the “Financial Instability Hypothesis”, which I summarized in my own style, here: ” Minsky v.s. [...]

Bank Of Japan Meeting: The St. Valentine's Day Massacre | Global …

In December 1999 Ben Bernanke delivered a paper titled Japanese Monetary Policy: A Case of Self-Induced Paralysis? whereby he criticized the Bank of Japan for not doing enough to stem the deflation that had plagued … [...]

Bill Gross: Credit Supernova – Business Insider

He channels the late economist Hyman Minsky , saying the economy is now in Minsky's “Ponzi finance” phase, “when additional credit would be required just to cover increasingly burdensome interest payments, with accelerating inflation the end result.” … The choices are varied: cash to help protect against an inflationary expansion or just the opposite – long Treasuries to take advantage of a deflationary bust; real assets; emerging market equities, etc. One of our … [...]