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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.

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Do German bonds face Japanification?

26-11-2014| Source:CNBC

The euro zone`s long disinflation has spurred fears it will tumble all the way to Japan-style deflation, with some concerned yields on the continent`s safe-haven bond, the German bund, could remain

BOJ's bazooka: It's all about the message

25-11-2014| Source:CNBC

The BOJ`s commitment to pull the country out of two decades of deflation remains "unshakable", according to the minutes from its policy meeting on October 31, when the central bank expanded

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