Posts tagged ‘Masaaki Shirakawa’

Shinzo’s Samurai – Fighting Deflation in Japan



During a recent visit to the United States, the message of Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe to President Obama was “Japan is back!”  This is Abe’s economic battle cry in his fight to end two decades of deflation, meager growth, and economic malaise. And much like Japan’s feudal lords of…

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Land of the Rising Shun – Will a New Japanese PM Push out the Current Central Bank Regime?



That’s not tea brewing in Japan; it’s a bit of a political and economic storm. Oddly though, this isn’t a clash between Yoshihiko Noda, current prime minister of Japan, and Shinzo Abe (Noda’s presumptive successor if current polls are to be believed). Rather, there’s a growing enmity…

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