Deflation Has Arrived

November 2011
Forbes Asia;Nov2011, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p40
The article discusses the different types of deflation, five of which are said to be already present in the U.S. economy, with reference to the book "The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation." The first to be present is the deflation in financial assets, with all financial assets declining virtually. Another type involves price declines in tangible assets.


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