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Albert Edwards says investors should watch the Japanese yen and …

Edwards says Japan is just as apt to lead the way. When the Internet bubble burst in 2000, Japan's tech-heavy Jasdaq index started to slide weeks before the Nasdaq. Japan also pioneered the deflation that now threatens [...]

Deflation – The Great Equalizer – Now Greece? Was There a …

I Japan , the government fought deflation in a losing battle for more than 20 years. As deflation emerges, it becomes profitable to hoard money even if it is fiat. Increases collapse as people will not borrow to spend or invest  … [...]

Is Deflation Still a Threat QE Won't Cure? | TheTradersWire.com

We know it has been Ben Bernanke's goal to prevent deflation and avoid the specter of a Japan -style malaise which they are still mired in. I have always applauded him for his vision and conviction on this. But we have to … [...]

An Endeavour into Economics: ECLA Co-hosts the Minsky …

From November 26th to 27th, ECLA of Bard had the great opportunity to co-organize the annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on Financial Instability together with the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. … Any attempt to resolve this dependency would lead to a deflation of debt, which would force more austerity measures, which would further reduce the GDP and hinder debt reduction, thus creating a vicious circle that can throw European economies into … [...]

Pumping It Up | TheTradersWire.com

Popular financial blogger Mish Shedlock has been arguing, correctly, that the US will “go in and out of deflation over a period of years, just like Japan .” Mish defines his terms as follows: Inflation: a net increase in money … [...]

Guest Post: The End Of Swiss And Japanese Deflation …

Guest Post: The End Of Swiss And Japanese Deflation . by admin on July 12, 2012. Submitted by George Dorgan from SNBCHF.com. The End of Swiss and Japanese Deflation . Japan and Switzerland among the highest in Year to Date CPI for … [...]

The last thing the world needs now is a deflationary shock from China

Meanwhile, Japanese machine tool orders fell 14.8pc in May, the biggest drop since 2001 – when Japan's deflation began in earnest. The post-Fukushima reconstruction boom has run its course. Asia is turning stone [...]

(Video) Steve Keen on the Minsky Singularity and the Debt Black …

Australian economist and Debunking Economics author Steve Keen will tell us if this is a case when debt deflation wins and the real economy loses. In the US, new jobs numbers disappoint again. However, the number of … [...]