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Japan’s “Helicopter Money” Play: Road To Hyperinflation Or Cure For Debt Deflation?

By Ellen Brown – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

Fifteen years after embarking on its largely ineffective quantitative easing program, Japan appears poised to try the form recommended by Ben Bernanke in his notorious “helicopter money” speech in 2002. 1,690 more words

GDP & Employment

Abe unveils record 28t yen shot-in-arm for economy

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Mr Abe is now using every trick in the book to pull the country out of its chronic stagnation and deflation, in order to justify the confidence voters placed in him by handing his ruling LDP its recent landslide election victory. 926 more words

Money Matters

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Here is what you need to know.

Wednesday’s a Fed day. It’s widely expected the Fed won’t raise its key interest rate at Wednesday’s meeting, but Alan Ruskin, head of G10 FX strategy at Deutsche Bank, says, “By the standards set when the Fed first tightened the Fed should be tightening in July.” Data complied by Bloomberg shows fed fund futures are pricing in just a 10% chance the Fed will hike rates. 453 more words

Money Matters

Japan PM unveils more than 28t yen stimulus: media

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Japan launched an economic stimulus package worth more than 28 trillion yen (S$360 billion) on Wednesday, media reported, days before the central bank is expected to unveil its own growth-boosting measures. 332 more words

Money Matters

Nintendo Losing More Money Than Expected

(Source: kotaku.com)

For the most recent quarter ending in June, Nintendo showed a 5.1 billion yen ($49 million) loss. According to Reuters, analysts were predicting a 4 billion yen loss. 104 more words