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German bond yields to trump Japan as ECB battles deflation …

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard 14-Nov (Telegraph) — German bond yields are to fall below Japanese levels and plumb depths never seen before in history as Europe becomes the epicentre of global deflationary [...]

Calafia Beach Pundit: Still no signs of deflation

Japan's problems over the years are commonly attributed to deflation , but that ignores completely the fact that Japan's fiscal policies have been abysmally bad for decades (e.g., way too much government spending). Deflation [...]

Why the US economy is not doomed to a Japan-style deflation or …

10-yr sovereign yields in Germany have plunged to just under 1%, and Japanese yields are a mere 0.5%. U.S. 10-yr yields seem to be following suit, dropping from 3.0% at the end of last year to 2.34% today. Is the U.S. [...]

The Austrian School of Economics | Jörg Guido Hülsmann

Archived from the live Mises.tv broadcast, this lecture by Guido Hülsmann was presented at the 2011 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama. Jeffrey Tucker [...]

Inflation and deflation: the asymmetry of risk | Andrew Smithers – Blogs

Deflation has been demonised. It has been harmless or even beneficial in Japan . While I think it would hurt the eurozone, its impact would be mild and easily reversed – or it would be if German economic policy was not so  … [...]

Deflation Is Crushing QE Right Now [WisdomTree Japan Hedged …

WisdomTree Trust (NYSEARCA:CCX), DBX ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:DBGR), DBX ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:DBJP), Powershares DB G10 Currency Harvest Fund (NYSEARCA:DBV), WisdomTree Germany Hedged Equity ETF  … [...]

Japan consumer prices rise, raising hope for end of deflation …

Japan's inflation rate edged further up in September, raising hopes within the government it is winning its war on decades of falling prices. But economists warn the figures are still too weak to call out a [...]

Japan launches campaign against deflation : Voice of Russia

On Thursday, the Bank of Japan announced a campaign against deflation that has been going on in the country for the past fifteen [...]

Eurozone risks Japan-style deflation trap as ECB stays tight | www …

Eurozone risks Japan -style deflation trap as ECB stays tight. Thu, 03/07/2013 – 15:14 EDT. RDF10. The European Central Bank has cut its eurozone growth forecast to minus 0.5pc this year and warned of glacially-slow recovery in 2014, but … [...]

Keiser Report: Wealth & Wage Extinction (E389)

In this episode, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the economics of wealth and wage extinction. They talk about hunger wages, household income and the [...]