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German bond yields to trump Japan as ECB battles deflation …

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard 14-Nov (Telegraph) — German bond yields are to fall below Japanese levels and plumb depths never seen before in history as Europe becomes the epicentre of global deflationary [...]

Bank Of Japan's Kuroda Ready To Ease More – Business Insider

The BOJ has made some progress in pulling Japan out of 15 years of nagging deflation , but the euro-zone is drifting closer to deflation and now there are concerns that other economies, notably China and South Korea, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

'some time' to slay deflation – News On Japan

Speaking at a global central banking conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Kuroda said the central bank's efforts to overcome deflation by stimulating Japan's economy with large-scale asset purchases was proving effective. He [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

An Estimated DSGE Model with a Deflation Steady State | NEP-DGE …

This paper estimates a medium-scale DSGE model with a deflation steady state for the Japanese economy during the period from 1999 to 2013, when the Bank of Japan conducted a zero interest rate policy and the [...]

Why Japan? Why Now? | ETF Trends

Japan's monetary accommodation, fiscal policy, and structural reforms have been coined “Abenomics” after Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Abenomics is a three arrowed multi-front attack on the deflation and slow [...]

Is the Euro the New Yen? | ETF Trends

The case for Japan's equity market in late 2012 and 2013 started when the central bank provided huge levels of monetary support to rid Japan of deflation . This action led to a much weaker yen, which in turn contributed to [...]