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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 [...]

The Japanese Deflation Myth and the Yen's Slump :: The Mises …

Mises Daily Monday by Brendan Brown The Japanese government claims it's still fighting deflation , although there are no signs of it in Japan [...]

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 [...]

The Eurozone's (and Japan's) deflation problem | Sam Wilkin

I tend to be bullish on Europe – partly as a corrective to the mass of commentators who too early wrote off the crisis in the Eurozone as irresolvable. This optimism has been justified by the recent run-up in European [...]

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 [...]

Clif Droke Market Analysis: Japan's death struggle with deflation

Japan's Nikkei stock index peaked in 1989 and the country entered a bear market and deflationary depression lasting some 20 years. Only in the last year or so has inflation finally shown signs of life after a record-breaking  … [...]

[57] George Selgin and Kyle Harrington on deflation and the US economy

In today’s headline story, Erin Ade reports on the deflation of expectations surrounding the Sochi Winter Olympics coverage by NBC. It seems NBC thinks its [...]

Good news: Japan is finally defeating deflation. Bad news … – Quartz

Japan seems like it is finally turning the tide in its decades-long battle with deflation . Broad-based, persistent declines in prices are a drag on economic growth. (If prices are falling, it's a good idea to hold off on spending and  … [...]

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  … [...]

Sober Look: The clock is ticking on Abe to implement labor reform …

In their recent report Barclays Capital researchers suggested that Japan's prolonged deflation has at least in part been driven by demographics. For years Japan's “wage curve's” shape has been highly unusual relative to  … [...]