News: 2014-01-09

Japan
Turning Japanese | FT Long Short
"When the European Central Bank governing council meets on Thursday in Frankfurt, sushi is unlikely to be on the menu. But officials should have a concern: is the eurozone turning Japanese? This chart shows headline inflation (in Japan the measure excludes fresh food) for Japan since its bubble turned to bust in 1990, heralding a slide into deflation. Radical action by its central bank is just beginning to return price rises, as the far right hand side shows."
Japanese Keep Holding Cash, Despite New Technology - Japan Real Time - WSJ
 
Federal Reserve
The Fed Shifts Ground on Big Banks - NYTimes.com
FOMC Minutes - The Quick Review - Tim Duy's Fed Watch
BBC News - Improving US jobs growth led to Federal Reserve taper
Fed wanted cautious approa...


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