September 29, 2009

HOW WOULD PRICES GO UP WHEN YOU HAVE MORE DEATHS THAN BIRTHS:

Japan's Prices Fall at Record Pace (MEGUMI FUJIKAWA, 9/29/09, WSJ)


Japan's core consumer price index fell at its fastest pace on record for the fourth straight month in August, as commodities prices became cheaper compared with a year earlier and economic uncertainty deterred consumers from spending.

The core CPI, which excludes volatile fresh food prices, fell 2.4% on year in August, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Tuesday.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 29, 2009 5:54 AM
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