Economic Measures Deflation


  • This is what Japan needs to exit its recession

    Tokyo has yet to provide the Bank of Japan with fiscal support, which makes the battle to end deflation much harder, according to Paul Sheard, chief global economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.

  • Kudlow: Fed is right

    CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, discusses the right time for the Fed to tighten, Donald Trump's policy plans and the best way to get growth in the U.S. economy.

  • Deflation is big concern for Fed

    Patrick Spencer, vice-chairman of equities at Baird, says "deflation is the big concern" when it comes to raising rates, rather than Wednesday's CPI data.

  • QE isn't helping Japan: Freris

    Two years of quantitative easing has done nothing to help Japan's economy, which contracted at an annualized pace of 1.6 percent in the second quarter, says Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory.

  • Look for yield to play deflation: strategist

    Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, suggests European investors should dust off their "deflation playbooks" in order to make money.

  • Tom Brady (not that Tom Brady) explains deflation

    Deflation is all over the news, either from the Tom Brady 'deflate-gate' scandal or from the Fed trying to decide when to raise rates. Here's how to tell the latter from the former.

  • A financial trader speaks on a fixed lined telephone as he monitors data on computer screens at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Here's what the bond market appears to be telling us, says Ron Insana.

  • UK is in deflation, not 'negative inflation'

    David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, gives his reaction to the UK falling into deflation territory today.

  • UK inflation turns negative: Reaction

    CPI data shows that the U.K. has slipped into deflation. Henry Dixon, fund manager at GLG, discusses what this means.

  • Will UK see deflation for the first time in 55 years?

    Brendan Brown, head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s April consumer prices.

  • Diamonds

    Diamond prices have fallen 14 percent over the last year, but does that point to a larger trend of global deflation?

  • Janet Yellen

    The jobs report is the latest in a string of data that suggest the Fed shouldn't get trigger happy on rates, this economist says.

  • Jobs report at the age of the wage hike

    Megan Greene, John Hancock, discusses the upcoming jobs report and economic data. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.

  • Santelli Exchange: A world awash in reserves

    Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss stability in central banks, currencies, and deflation.

  • Janet Yellen Q&A

    Janet Yellen responds to reporters' questions following the Fed rate decision and removal of the word patient from its statement.

  • Yellen: Not ruling out April rate hike

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes her opening statement, saying just because the Fed removed the word "patient" in its guidance for a rate increase, doesn't mean they are going to be "impatient."

  • Santelli: Numbers before the Fed statement

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest on bonds and currencies minutes before the Fed statement.

  • Fed out of 'patience'

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed removed the code word "patient," saying a rate hike in April is unlikely, and changed its growth outlook.

  • Are equities starting to 'fall off a cliff'?

    Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, discusses the stronger dollar and a possible rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

  • PPI one negative after another: Liesman

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, and John Ryding, RDQ Economics, dissect the latest PPI data and what it indicates about the economy. It is not a deflationary environment apart from lower oil prices, says Ryding.