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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 [...]

Euro Area — “deflation” versus “lowflation” | iMFdirect – The IMF Blog

… and real interest rates, less relative price adjustment, and greater unemployment. Along with Japan's experience, which saw deflation worm itself into the system, this argues for a more pre-emptive approach by the [...]

Japan-style deflation in Europe getting harder to dismiss | MacroScope

Japan's 20-year fight against deflation offers important lessons for the euro zone, which could be about to face a similar battle of its [...]

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  … [...]


Mverecha said it was “very difficult” for a country to come out of deflation , pointing to Japan which has over the past decade struggled to get to the inflation level. He said deflation has serious negative impact across the  … [...]

Japan Drops "Deflation" From Economic View As Prices Pick Up

Japan dropped the term ” deflation ” in describing its economy for the first time in four years amid signs of consumer prices picking up, an indication the government has made progress in its battle with 15 years of grinding price  … [...]

The Fed, Fearing Japan-Style Deflation, Will Keep Printing Money …

There's no doubt that Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen and other Fed officials are very much aware of what has happened in Japan , and they'll do everything they can to prevent the United States from going down the same  … [...]

Jim Rickards: Deflation Blowback Is Coming

Watch the full video from Charles Koch Institute at: http://fora.tv/2013/09/10/Jim_Rickards_Bernanke_and_the_Fed James Rickards, author of the bestselling [...]

Jim Grant Defines Deflation | Zero Hedge

so Japan has had a HUGE deflation going on 25 years now and during the bulk of that time they have monetized the debt on a truly massive scale and it has failed to stem the deflation . obviously times have changed when  … [...]

"A Classic Minsky Trap Appears To Have Developed" | Zero Hedge

A classic Minsky Trap appears to have developed. When market participants sense the Fed's unwind is beginning, they (and the central bank) may be surprised by the extent of the reversal. Regulatory constraints may  … [...]