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Japanese Style Deflation Coming? Where? Fed Falling Behind

Japan -style deflation across the Eurozone is no longer an outrageous thought. As you can see from chart 1, there is a close link between CPI and demographics. That has certainly been the case in Japan and I don't see [...]

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: China Faces "Minsky …

The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation , and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious metals. Other macro discussion topics include interest rates, China, commodities, the  … [...]

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Deflation Will Return …

The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation , and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious metals. Other macro … Minsky is SourceForge's Project of the Month. Augusto  … [...]

Japan Near Stagnation Following 9 Months of Growth

Note that input prices are still rising yet prices charged are back in deflation . There is simply no demand for services in Japan . Recall that prime minister Shinzo Abe wants taxes to double the sales tax rate from 5% to 10% by  … [...]

Sober Look: Draghi will act to avoid deflationary spiral

The Eurozone is facing a growing risk of deflation – similar to Japan . Once the inflation rate in Japan fell below 1%, the external shock of the Asian currency crisis (late 90s) sent Japan into a deflationary spiral – something the … [...]

Sober Look: With deflation in BOJ's crosshairs, the yen is sure to …

NY Times: – Deflation remains firmly entrenched in Japan , figures showed Friday, as the central bank projected that its targeted level for inflation was still some years off, underscoring that there are no quick fixes for one of the … [...]

EconoMonitor : Great Leap Forward » Hyman Minsky's New Book on …

Many of us got this policy from the late Hyman Minsky , who is well-known for his “financial instability hypothesis”. However, in the 1960s and 1970s he wrote nearly as much on unemployment and poverty. Indeed, he linked … [...]

Sober Look: BOJ's money printing is offset by households' cash …

The Bank of Japan has been battling deflationary pressures and strong currency for years. Since the beginning of 2007, the yen has strengthened some 34% against the dollar, making Japanese goods more expensive and … [...]

Bubbles and Busts: Deflation Is Precursor To Hyperinflation

The argument for deflation is rather straightforward. The boom in the US and much of the world from 1982 until 2008 was partially the result of financial innovations and massive leveraging. That process has come to its end, … [...]

Augusta Metros Learning Center: Debt Induced Recession is a …

{We won't go into a detailed explanation of debt deflation here, but please bing or google (1) Irving Fisher, (2) Hyman Minsky , (3) debt deflation or (4) financial instability hypothesis if you're interested in knowing more about … [...]