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The Growing Threat Of Deflation Or Of Disinflation Or Both? [iShares …

Or, as she more poetically put it, deflation is the “ogre that must be fought” by the developed countries of the world. The picture she drew was that of Japan over the past 20 years. The question I raise today is, how credible is  … [...]

First Year For Abenomics: The End Of Deflation [Proshares Trust II …

DBX ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:DBJP), WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEARCA:DXJ), iShares MSCI Japan Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWJ), ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWV), ProShares  … [...]

Week In FX Asia – Japan's $182 Billion Package To End Deflation …

CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSEARCA:FXY): Week In FX Asia – Japan's $182 Billion Package To End Deflation [...]

Deflation Isn't An Export, Crazy Talk Is – Seeking Alpha

The question concerns Japan , as so many questions soon will. The statement is made that the aggressive quantitative easing by the Bank of Japan is “exporting deflation ,” and is thus the profligate monetary policy of Japan … [...]

Deflation Coming For Stocks (And Dividend Stocks) Too? – Seeking …

The fact is that monetary easing and deflation can go hand-in-hand for a long period of time. The economic situation of Japan over the last couple of decades clearly shows this. Japan was the inventor of the modern version of … [...]

Preparedness – Seeking Alpha

St. Louis Federal Reserve President Bullard Wednesday 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 … [...]

New Bank Of Japan Leader Initiates Aggressive Plan To End …

It has been hardly four months since Japan elected Shinzo Abe as prime minister, yet market participants have clearly placed their bets behind Mr. Abe's plans to resuscitate Japan's economy from the grip of deflation and slow … [...]

Deflation: Are Markets Signaling The Dreaded Scenario? – Seeking …

Are the markets signaling deflation ahead? Japan is trying its high-risk experiment to inflate. While the efforts seem to be working initially with the yen collapsing and Japanese equity markets soaring, there is growing concern … [...]

Market Moves Ahead Of Bank Of Japan Meeting – Seeking Alpha

Japan has experienced deflation since the 1990s. Do you not think the past governments didn't try to end deflation ? Former BOJ Governor Misaaki Shirokawa said as he left office that ending deflation in Japan will be no quick … [...]

The Great Rotation… In Japan? – Seeking Alpha

Yields on the 10-year Japanese bond have stayed steady below the 2% marker since the turn of the century, with anemic economic growth, worsening demographics, and deflation having justified such low yields. However … [...]