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Deflation

Decreasing prices over time. The deflation rate is usually measured per year. In the United States, deflation is historically rare. The government does what it can to ensure widespread deflation does not occur as it would potentially lead to spending decreases since people would wait for things to become less expensive.

News On Deflation
China can boost growth with supply, reforms, tax cuts: HSBC

02-02-2016| Source:CNBC

In a note released Tuesday, the bank's economists said that runctions in China's equities and currency markets pointed to fresh fears about deflation and a hard-landing for the world's second

Asia shares edge up, oil wobbles as markets await China surveys

01-02-2016| Source:Reuters

to stimulate the economy as volatile markets and slowing global growth threaten its efforts to overcome deflation.

Fed vs the market: 'Tension is fairly evident'

29-01-2016| Source:CNBC

in just one hike. There are quite a few investors who believe the Fed may be cutting soon. That dichotomy certainly has widened quite a bit."Investors have been worried about deflation and contagion from a

7 reasons why markets are taking a beating: George Soros  

22-01-2016| Source:CNBC-TV18

that it was going to be a difficult year; and 'the balance is to the downside'.China problem: Speaking of the China problem, he talked about deflation and over indebtedness as the key reasons why China is seeing

China December bank lending weak,but broader credit growth jumps

15-01-2016| Source:Reuters

in Shanghai."We are worried about deflation risks this year as companies' profits would significantly worsen due to persistent falling prices," he said, adding he expected more monetary easing in response

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