Japan has a miserable future ahead of it without radical changes to the business climate, the former chief executive of camera and medical equipment maker Olympus has told CNBC.
Angus Geddes, CEO of Fat Prophets says the RBA's decision not to cut rates on Tuesday was wrong as the surprise trade deficit shows the economy is weakening. He expects the RBA to cut rates in May.
2012 will be a tough year economically across much of the globe, but the US economy, while it won’t be thriving, will look good compared to Europe, China and Japan. Here are the rest of my predictions.
The recent decline in commodity prices has little to do with fundamentals and everything to do with the collapse of brokerage firm MF Global, says renowned investor Jim Rogers, who described the sell-off as artificial.
The U.S. economy is likely to experience a period of stagflation worse than the 1970s, which would cause bond yields to spike, commodity bull Jim Rogers told CNBC on Friday. Rogers said governments were lying about the inflation problem and the recent rally in Treasurys was a bubble.
Breaking down bleak economic data and looking for signs of stagflation, with Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to make today.
If you listen closely enough, you can hear the stagflation storm brewing across the economy. It’s the sound of rising prices and weak economic growth conspiring to create the Federal Reserve’s worst enemy.
Despite rising commodity prices and a bleak employment picture, “stagflation” remains a word not uttered in the polite company of the financial world.
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