Tag Archives: Deflation

Deflation Or Change In Relative Prices?

Interesting chart via statista measuring the cost of one hour of light through ages. We find it relevant today as there is much confusion over the concept of deflation and inflation.  It appears many can’t distinguish between the difference between … Continue reading

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QOTD: Super Mario Speaks

“Deflationary forces have been replaced by reflationary ones.”  – Mario Draghi

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Deflation trade deflates – FT

Investors are retreating from the deflation scare that dominated world markets earlier in the year, reports John Authers. But is this merely a correction, or the beginning of a longer trend? For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Deflation: transitory? – FT

On the day the eurozone officially dropped into deflation, John Authers looks at growing market worries about disinflation in the US. Will the oil price fall prove to be transitory? Click here for more Authers Note videos http://video.ft.com/Authers-Note (click here … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

The Internet is the most deflationary invention of all time  – Todd Harrison,  Minyanville 

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Yellen’s deflationary challenge – FT

Tomorrow is a big day for the new Fed Chair. Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve board chair who gives testimony to Congress on Tuesday, may need to address deflation risks, says US markets editor Michael Mackenzie. He also discusses … Continue reading

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The Global Economy’s Unstable Equilibrium

We’ve put together this nice little graphic which reflects our view the global economy is in a very unstable equilibrium and list many of the issues and headwinds it faces.   Global economic growth, based on monetary or credit induced asset … Continue reading

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