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For the time being—and maybe a while longer—Japan is stuck with …

Despite a new batch of promising data out of Japan on Friday, deflation —a key part of the destructive economic spiral that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to reverse—stubbornly persisted. Core consumer prices fell … [...]

Japanese girl band pays homage to kamikaze currency policies …

Japanese girl band pays homage to kamikaze currency policies: deflation is our enemy. Girl group bases style on Nikkei ups and downs. Machikado Keiki Japan (roughly translated as Economic Conditions on the Streets of … [...]

First deflation in over 40 years hits Greece, reminder of recession …

Greece's consumer price indexes have decreased 0.2%, marking the first deflation since 1968. … Unless the Europeans start to have more children they will end up in a downwards death sprial, Japan . 0. View all comments (8) … [...]

Ending deflation in Japan: Waging a new war

On March 5th Seven & i Holdings, owner of the 7-Eleven convenience-store chain and Japan's largest retailer, gathered some of its employees at the Yokohama Arena baseball stadium for an announcement. It would, it said, pay 54000 of … [...]