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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 [...]

Elephant in the Room Minsky Moment – Mish's Global Economic …

Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation , and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, [...]

Is deflation bad? – EconLog – Library of Economics and Liberty

Everyone knows that deflation is bad. Bad, bad, bad. Why is it bad? Well, we learned it in school. We learned it from the pundits on the news. The Great Depression. Japan . What, are you crazy? It's bad. Here, let [...]

MacroMania: Who's Afraid of Deflation?

Everyone knows that deflation is bad. Bad, bad, bad. Why is it bad? Well, we learned it in school. We learned it from the pundits on the news. The Great Depression. Japan . What, are you crazy? It's bad. Here, let [...]

3 Stock Picks for Japan's Deflationary Worries – August 25, 2014 …

Japan will continue to provide monetary stimulus in order to combat deflation [...]

Haruhiko Kuroda: Deflation, the labor market, and QQE – BIS

BIS central bankers' speeches. 1. Haruhiko Kuroda: Deflation , the labor market, and QQE. Remarks by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan , at the Federal Reserve. Bank of Kansas City Economic [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Deflations Door Shuts in Spain & Opens in Japan – Market …

Similar to the patterned reversal in the SPX in the fall of 2011, investors are getting one more chance to buy Japanese equities on sale before we expect Japan to overcome the pernicious tentacles of deflation , that [...]