Oct 31 2012

Japan industrial production taking a hit from tensions with China.

The tension between Japan and China is taking a big toll on Japan’s industrial production.  There is underlying problems inherent in Japan courtesy of massive debt but also the unfavorable demographics that Japan will be experiencing.  So of course the solution from Japan’s central bank is simply to go into more quantitative easing as if […]

Sep 16 2012

Bank of Japan and quantitative easing – Japan blueprint of future?

The Bank of Japan is now looking down the barrel of deflation for the Japanese economy.  The Japanese economy is facing troubles ahead in spite of the Bank of Japan entering multiple decades of quantitative easing.  Does that come as a surprise to you?  Did you really think that Ben Bernanke was coming up with […]