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Sweden reacts as Krugman likens price slip Japanese style deflation

Policy makers are uniting against Krugman after the Nobel Laureate likened price developments in Scandinavia's biggest economy to Japan's battle with deflation . “I'm surprised that he's drawing parallels to Japan ,” [...]

Chinese Economic Oblivion and the Death of Deflation

Andy Hoffman discusses the epic plunge of U.S. Consumer Confidence numbers, $104 billion in U.S. Treasuries sold and the latest game of global financial [...]

Christine Lagarde Warns Against Possible Deflation

The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned about the risks to global economic recovery of deflation. Christine Lagarde said that “optimism is in [...]

Fake economic growth, borrowing wealth from the future, deflation or inflation

Today on The Janssen Report (#27): Please share this video! And thank you for your emails… Keep them coming! How does our financial system work? What will [...]

Sober Look: FOMC members fret over deflation risks

FOMC members fret over deflation risks. Some FOMC members continue to focus on the historically low inflation levels in the US (see post). They are worried about repeating the Japan experience of being stuck in a  … [...]

Japan is finally escaping its deflation vortex. But it's not in the clear …

Japan has been struggling to wrest itself free of its deflationary spiral since the 1990s. It looks like may finally be doing that. Prices for consumers grew 0.7% in July—the most they've grown in nearly five years. Here's a look: If  … [...]

The Scylla and Charybdis of Deflation and Higher … – Ponzi World

Events of the past week confirm our thesis that Central Banks have no exit strategy to avoid asset (and price) deflation aka. “The Minsky Moment”. Only a “Risk Off” event will reverse the rise in interest rates, so the markets are  … [...]

Randy Wray — Hyman Minsky and the Employer of Last Resort

Randy Wray — Hyman Minsky and the Employer of Last Resort. Collection of Minksy's articles on the JG, and a link …. Mosler Discussing Deflation on WKRO Radio Recordin… Austerity is not the only answer to a debt problem … [...]

Economics The Great Depression

the great depression. moving through problems in the [...]

Bank of Japan to Use Price Forecasts Themselves as Deflation …

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