Economic Measures Stagflation

  • With the clock ticking on Brexit talks, analysts expected the U.K. would face an economic slowdown, stagflation and corporate defections.

  • Trump Markets

    Investors assume president-elect Donald Trump will get his tax cuts and spending plans throough Congress, according to Stephen Davies of Javelin Wealth Management.

  • Protectionism is always anti-growth: Economist

    The U.S. economy risks stagflation, or inflation without growth, if Trump enacts protectionist policies, says Indosuez WM's Marie Owens Thomsen.

  • Nov 15- Ray Dalio, founder of the world's largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, said President-elect Donald Trump's policies would have a "broadly positive" effect on the U.S. economy and that bond prices likely made a "30- year top". Donald Trump's stunning victory for the White House wiped out more than $1 trillion across global bond markets worldwide last...

  • Stagnation or crisis may lie ahead

    Francois Savary, CIO and vice CEO at Prime Partners, says many think the economy is transitioning towards secular stagnation or financial crisis.

  • US economist Joseph Stiglitz

    Underlying fundamental problems in the US economy could get worse — and many are, says Nobel laureate and Columbia professor Joseph Stiglitz.

  • Short Japan Over Its Business Culture: Ex-Olympus CEO

    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.

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    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.

  • American investor and financial commentator Jim Rogers visits a branch of Xiangcai Securities  in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China.

    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.

  • Jim Rogers

    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.

  • Stagflation: The Numbers Don't Lie

    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.

  • Oil Barrels

    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.

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    Despite rising commodity prices and a bleak employment picture, “stagflation” remains a word not uttered in the polite company of the financial world.

  • Imagine that during the time it took to drink a cup of coffee, the price of that cup of coffee doubled. Although extreme, this becomes the reality of hyperinflation, where prices change so rapidly that everyday items rise exponentially and money becomes worthless, virtually overnight or even in the course of a working day. Today, inflation has become a major topic of debate in the United States, and although many are concerned about the effects of a devalued dollar on the economy, history shows

    What were some of the worst inflation situations in history and how did they come to be? Click to find out!