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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
Negative yields: what could go wrong?

02-03-2015| Source:CNBC

In an effort to ward off potential deflation and bolster nearly flat-lined economic growth, some central banks -- including the European Central Bank (ECB), the Swiss National Bank and central banks

'China's Q1 growth expected to slow to 7%'

02-03-2015| Source:Reuters

efforts to ward off deflation.

China February HSBC PMI at 7-month high

02-03-2015| Source:Reuters

.Chinese authorities will lean on interest rate and reserve requirement cuts and tolerate some currency weakness to ensure the economy grows around 7 percent this year, as they try to head off deflation and keep

Inflation still a worry but global deflation helping: RBI

04-02-2015| Source:Reuters

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday that inflation was still a concern but added the deflationary global environment gave the central bank some elbow room with monetary policy.

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