TOKYO, April 22- The Bank of Japan is expected to hold off on expanding monetary stimulus at next week's rate review even though the central bank is likely to trim its inflation forecast for this fiscal year, said sources familiar with its thinking. In a twice-yearly review of its forecasts on April 30, the BOJ is seen slightly downgrading its core consumer...» Read More
Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management, and Jeff Bahrenburg, Gardenia Global Advisors, discuss what's driving the emerging market turmoil and the outlook for the Japanese economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Sara Eisen discuss why central bankers are so afraid of deflation and how it impacts corporate profits.
It’s time for the ECB to flesh out publicly its deflation strategy, the way Bernanke did for the Fed a decade ago, these NYU Stern professors argue.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC says the Euro Zone has a real risk of falling into a deflationary trap.
Discussing the Fed and how to invest, with Ylan Mui, Washington Post; Larry McDonald, Newedge; and Greg Ip, The Economist. "Investors need to pay less attention to the personalities at the Fed, and more to the data," says Ip.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight into outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments on foreign economies.
Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reflects on monetary policies during his term at the American Economic Association in Philadelphia.
At the American Economic Association in Philadelphia, outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers various questions including the run on the money market funds.
What's ahead for the markets this week just before Thanksgiving, with Sarat Sethi, Douglas Co. Lane, and Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Asset Management.
Michael Heise, chief economist at Allianz, says deflation could be good for southern Europe's competitiveness.
Alberto Gallo, Head of European Macro Credit Research at RBS, says the ECB needs to cut rates to avoid the risk of deflation, but it may not happen this week.
CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reviews Abe's latest stimulus package for Japan which includes a sales tax hike and explains why some investors might be "a little bit disappointed".
Kenji Abe, equity strategist at Citigroup Global Markets Japan, discusses the Japanese economy following the rise in sales tax and explains how he expects it to slow down.
Economist David Rosenberg suggests Bernanke will be successful in his anti-deflation drive; Sheila Bair criticizes the Fed in her new column on Fortune's website, and some U.S. companies are relocating to Europe in an attempt to reduce taxes, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
John Canally, investment strategist and economist at LPL Financial, argues that the threat of deflationary pressures in the U.S. is not as bad as it was and discusses the U.S. economy.
The Nikkei is reporting today that Prime Minister Abe is considering corporate tax cuts to offset the potential economic drag of a planned sales tax hike. Sachiko Kishida reports.
Andrew Sullivan, director of Asian sales trading at Kim Eng Securities, explains why despite a lower than expected quarterly GDP figure, Japan continues to move "in the right direction".
Larry Hatheway, chief economist at UBS Investment Bank, says the Nikkei's corrections are due to the fact that a lot of Japanese assets are going through a "fundamental revision" in their valuation.
Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, says the EUR/USD will rise as the euro is oversold and the U.S. will prevent a higher dollar to avoid deflation.
Summer kicked off strong on Wall Street after upbeat housing and consumer confidence data, with CNBC's Seema Mody. Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley, provides perspective.