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Euro Zone Moves Closer To Japanese Style Deflation | GoCoins …

TANGIBLE INVESTMENTS – Los Angeles – by James O'Dell – Gold and Silver prices rose modestly on Thursday, with Gold trading at $1,313.40 an ounce, and Silver trading at $19.90 an ounce, after U.S. jobless claims [...]

Draghi on Why the Euro Area Is Not Sliding into Deflation like Japan …

Draghi on Why the Euro Area Is Not Sliding into Deflation like Japan Did. June 3, 2014. History and economic history is full of rationalizations that “this time is different.” So it seems to be with the ECB officials, who have defended their [...]

Petr Polak | The Euro Deflation Crisis | Foreign Affairs | Foreign Affairs

For evidence of the ill effects of deflation , look to Japan in the 1990s, which closely resembles Europe today. There, too, the financial sector struggled under a large burden of bad loans. Like Europe, Japan also faced an [...]

Haruhiko Kuroda: Overcoming deflation with quantitative and …

Remarks by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan , at the International Financial Symposium, hosted by the Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Tokyo, 19 March [...]

Capitalist economy, deflation and debt #4 Minsky | Seminar in …

Minsky major contribution to economic theory and the understanding of financial crises was the financial instability hypothesis. The hypothesis is has it foundation in two characteristics of capitalist economies. One is that  … [...]

How to amuse and misinform (with charts) | Historinhas

Japan's relatively slow growth is the result of demography, not deflation . Japan grew slowly after its stock market collapsed in 1990. Prices rose to 1998 and then fell as inflation gave way to deflation. While prices rose the  … [...]

Deflation in the euro zone: The euro zone needs a history lesson …

A vicious cycle of reinforcing deflation can result from such an economic scenario, with prior periods feeding subsequent contractionary periods. Expectations are vital to such cycles. Also, Japan's leaders recently initiated a  … [...]

Christine Lagarde Warns Against Possible Deflation

The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned about the risks to global economic recovery of deflation. Christine Lagarde said that “optimism is in [...]

EU says deflation not serious threat

Ben Hall, FT world news editor, talks to Olli Rehn, the EU’s economic and monetary affairs commissioner, about the threat of deflation, rebalancing in [...]

Deflation Is Crushing QE Right Now | James Gruber | FINANCIAL …

It's no coincidence that at the same time, the Japanese yen has reached four month lows versus the U.S. dollar. Japan is printing an enormous amount of money in a bid to end its 20-year affair with deflation . It wants inflation  … [...]