Posts tagged ‘Shinzo Abe’

Santa’s 2014 Economic Naughty and Nice Lists



He’s making a list…because Santa’s a statistics wonk. He’s checking it twice…because Santa has more than enough time on his hands. He’s going to find out who’s naughty and nice…because Santa is evidently an adjunct of the NSA. Santa Claus is comin’ to town…and again this year…

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Arrow Dynamics or Yen-gineering?



Much has been made throughout 2013 about the three “arrows” of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. While this deflation-fighting plan of monetary loosening, fiscal stimulus, and structural reforms has been broadly successful, I believe it will be the strength or weakness of the yen that will…

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