Economic Measures Deflation

  • China off to a weak start on poor trade data: Pro

    Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research explains why stimulus is not an option for China despite concerns over PPI deflation.

  • Deflation a 'real challenge & concern': Pro

    Discussing fears of deflation globally, with Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch global research, and Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Management CIO.

  • Europe is like Japan in the mid-90s: Pro

    Jim McCormick, head of asset allocation at Barclays, says Europe is showing similarities to Japan of two decades ago, with deflation and tight fiscal policy.

  • Draghi: 'There is no deflation'

    Inflation in the euro zone will be "subdued" for a prolonged period, says ECB president Mario Draghi, refuting concerns that the region could fall in deflation territory.

  • Should Draghi address deflation fears?

    Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, says the ECB is unlikely to take a "big decision" on Thursday and that there are "no signs of broad deflation" in Europe.

  • Japan's 'tricky transition' out of deflation

    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.

  • Suffering from disinflation, not deflation: Liesman

    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.

  • Euro Zone deflation danger

    Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC says the Euro Zone has a real risk of falling into a deflationary trap.

  • Janet Yellen a 'labor market economist': Pro

    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.

  • Liesman: Bernanke upbeat on economy

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight into outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments on foreign economies.

  • Bernanke: Will need more 'nimble system'

    Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reflects on monetary policies during his term at the American Economic Association in Philadelphia.

  • Bernanke: Deflation a concern before QE

    At the American Economic Association in Philadelphia, outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers various questions including the run on the money market funds.

  • Lower commodity costs ahead: Pro

    What's ahead for the markets this week just before Thanksgiving, with Sarat Sethi, Douglas Co. Lane, and Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Asset Management.

  • Is deflation good for the euro zone?

    Michael Heise, chief economist at Allianz, says deflation could be good for southern Europe's competitiveness.

  • More risks if ECB doesn't act: Pro

    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.

  • Abe's third arrow: hit or miss?

    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".

  • Japan will slow down: strategist

    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.

  • Executive Edge: Economist changes 20-year deflation call

    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.

  • Is the US too complacent about deflation threat?

    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.