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Quantitative easing around the world: lessons from Japan, UK and US

QE was effectively born in Japan , a country plagued in recent history by deflation and rolling recession. The phrase “quantitative easing” was coined to describe Japan's efforts to kickstart growth and get prices rising [...]

Deflation, recession and 'Japanese crisis' hangs over Europe | The …

Two months ago, a policymaker at the Bank of Japan warned that the eurozone was slipping towards chronic deflation and low growth. The central bank was “observing if Europe will fall into Japan -style deflation ”, [...]

Growth and Inflation In America: Why Deflation Is Knocking at the …

I don't track growth and inflation rates for Japan and the Euro zone, but it seems highly likely that the deflationary pressures in Japan for more than a decade and in the Euro zone recently are a direct result of prolonged [...]

Fed Balance Sheet vs. Stock Market; Will QE Cause Inflation? US in …

In response to Japan Near Stagnation Following 9 Months of Growth; Service Sector Prices Back in Deflation ; Spotlight on Abenomics My friend “BC” writes . … Minsky noted that 'euphoria' might develop at this stage. Investors  … [...]

Preparedness | Michael Ashton | Safehaven.com

St. Louis Federal Reserve President Bullard today told an audience at the Hyman Minsky Conference in New York that it is “too early” to worry about deflation . That statement must hit most readers of this column as hysterically … [...]

Japan's Abe Pledges More Spending to Curb Deflation

The frontrunner to become Japan's next prime minister said he would consider loosening some of Japan's fiscal discipline policies, in defiance of warnings by credit raters to curb borrowing by the world's most indebted … [...]

Japan's Noda Vows Quick End to Deflation

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda vowed to pull the country out of prolonged deflation within a year, pledging to strengthen efforts with the Bank of Japan . Original article · Add new comment. Select rating, Give it 1/7 … [...]

Bernanke Signals That Investors Should Be Long Gold | www.bullfax …

By David Urban:Now that Federal Reserve Presidents Fisher, Kocherlakota and Plosser are non-voting members, Chairman Bernanke can go full bore into his deflationary Japanese ZIRP policy. The U.S. government shows … [...]