Japan: Bubble prophet fears new disaster


Japan’s debt-funding costs to hit Y25.3 trillion next year - Takaya Yamaguchi -> japantoday.com/category/poli … -next-year


Golf courses adjust to harsher economics and changing demographics - Philip Brasor & Masako Tsubuku -> blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-li … ographics/


Japan Salaries Extend Fall as Abe Urges Companies to Raise Wages - -> bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-3 … wages.html


Japan posts huge trade deficit for October - -> independent.ie/business/worl … 71918.html

Draghi to Bernanke Inflation Slump Dims BOJ Target - -> bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-1 … arget.html


Those numbers are absolutely shocking. What a disaster.


By the sounds of it in every possible way they’re going under.


Thousands protest in Japan against new state secrets bill - -> rt.com/news/japan-secrets-bill-protests-133/


Japan Shares Soar, Driven by Falling Yen - -> nytimes.com/2013/11/29/busin … html?_r=2&


Japan consumer price rises pick up pace - -> bbc.co.uk/news/business-25134109

Summary of the Latest Month on Family Income and Expenditure Survey -> stat.go.jp/english/data/kakei/156.htm


Way to go fellows - your inflation is reducing spending, not increasing salaries…


Everything you need to know about Japan’s population crisis - Sarah Eberspacher -> theweek.com/article/index/254923 … ion-crisis

I see the hikikomori behaviour in Ireland too. It’s at the margins though.


You been spying on me BR ? :nin


Japan plans to raid dormant bank accounts to raise new revenue - -> scmp.com/news/asia/article/1 … ew-revenue


Record deficit as growth slows.


These idiots should listen to Krugman and spend their way out of this recession.
I mean, their debt to GDP is a paltry 220%.


Be careful of what you wish for …

Misery Index Rising to 33-Year High



No shit.

Comfortable middle-class economists with academic tenure and index-linked salaries/pensions pick inflation as their mechanism for economic revival…


Japans Energy Dilemma

washingtonpost.com/blogs/won … one-chart/


Given we import the vast majority of our energy needs, it makes our trade surplus very impressive indeed.


Japan ready to roll out more stimulus to cushion sales tax hike - -> japantoday.com/category/poli … s-tax-hike


Abenomics—Time for a Push From Higher Wages - -> economonitor.com/blog/2014/0 … her-wages/