Originally published by CNBC on November 13, 2018 Read the original article.

Robert Prechter’s Conquer the Crash addressed the psychological aspect of deflation: When the social mood trend changes from optimism to pessimism, creditors, debtors, producers and consumers change their primary orientation from expansion to conservation. As creditors become more conservative, they slow their lending. As debtors and potential debtors become more conservative, they borrow less or […]

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Originally published by CNBC on November 5, 2018 Read the original article.

The “balance of payments” is defined as a summary of the international transactions of a country or region over a period of time. With that in mind, Pakistan is facing a “balance of payments crisis.” Already deeply in debt, the South Asian nation is turning to China for help. Read this excerpt from a Nov. […]

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Originally published by Bloomberg on October 24, 2018 Read the original article.

Paul Volcker headed the Federal Reserve from August 1979 through August 1987, and at 91 years old, remains a keen observer of the economy and the government. He recently mentioned that the Fed’s monetary policy could inadvertently result in deflation. Here’s an excerpt from an Oct. 24 Bloomberg article which Volcker authored: Fear of deflation […]

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Originally published by Sky News on October 24, 2018 Read the original article.

Back on July 2, 2014, the BBC said: UK house prices have risen above their peak of 2007, the Nationwide has said, after prices climbed 1% in June and were up 11.8% from a year earlier. But, by the time Elliott Wave International’s May 2018 European Financial Forecast published, the U.K.’s housing market was facing […]

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Originally published by Wall Street Journal on October 7, 2018 Read the original article.

The financial services industry will likely be shaken to its core when the deflationary trend fully matures. The April 2018 Elliott Wave Theorist listed several expected changes and here is just one: Hedge funds, mutual funds, money-market funds, managed accounts and brokerage accounts will go out of favor. And the career outlook for financial advisers […]

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Originally published by Global Market Perspective on October 2018 Read the original article.

The 2007-2009 financial crisis brought the world its biggest dose of deflation since 1929-1932. And now, some 10 years later, there are reasons to worry that another one may be just around the corner. The October 2018 issue of Elliott Wave International’s Global Market Perspective showed this chart and said: Many economists claim that investors […]

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