Originally published by TASS on September 27, 2017 Read the original article.

In Russia, food prices have taken a slide. Read this Sept. 27 article from the Russian news agency, TASS: Consumer prices in Russia declined 0.5% in August 2017, while average inflation across the EU nations was 0.2% in the same period, the Russian national statistical agency Rosstat reported on Tuesday. Foods prices in Russia fell […]

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Originally published by European Central Bank on October 2, 2017 Read the original article.

In an Oct. 2 speech in London, Peter Praet, the chief economist for the European Central Bank, said: Deflationary risks have disappeared and some measures of underlying inflation have ticked up over recent months. You can read the entire content of the speech from the ECB’s website: https://www.ecb.europa.eu/press/key/date/2017/html/ecb.sp171002.en.html EWI’s European Financial Forecast is not surprised […]

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Originally published by Nikkei Asian Review on September 26 Read the original article.

Deflation.com and Elliott Wave International publications have repeatedly noted that deflation is a contraction in the amount of money and credit. Contrary to popular belief, deflation is not defined as falling prices. Having said that, falling prices are usually a by-product of deflation. Even so, EWI’s August 2017 Financial Forecast provided an overview of the […]

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Originally published by The Street on August 3, 2017 Read the original article.

In the bottom half of the front page of deflation.com, you can read our summaries of leading deflationists. One of those is Albert Edwards. He’s sometimes mentioned in the financial press, and here are two recent examples, starting with thestreet.com (Sept. 4, 2017): The Federal Reserve has been talking about shrinking its huge balance sheet, […]

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Originally published by Marketwatch on September 5 Read the original article.

A year ago, Elliott Wave International’s September 2016 Financial Forecast remarked: Central banks’ zero-to-negative interest rate policies make sovereign debt one of the most overvalued assets in the history of investments. Central banks have viewed historically low rates as a means to spur inflation. The author of a Sept. 5 Marketwatch article titled “The world […]

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Originally published by Associated Press on August 28, 2017 Read the original article.

Chapter 22 in the 2002 book Conquer the Crash is titled “Should You Rely on Government to Protect You?” Here’s an excerpt: Don’t expect government services to remain at their current levels. The ocean of money required to run the union- bloated, administration-stultified public school systems will be unavailable in a depression. School districts will […]

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