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Many investors are questioning whether financial markets are out of sync with economic performance -- and whether that heralds a potentially painful adjustment down the road.

Should the Bank of Japan buy ketchup to increase inflation? The mystery of what American official used the example is now solved.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 12, 2013
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Japan has suddenly become a testing ground for how to solve the problems that ail all the leading advanced economies. Here's what to watch for.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Apr 8, 2013
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How I learned to stop worrying and love a currency war.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Feb 7, 2013
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The era of independent central banks may be ending. That's not necessarily a bad thing.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jan 22, 2013
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