If deflation is on the way in the U.S., Japan's lost decade offers a clue for how it may look...

|By:, SA News Editor

If deflation is on the way in the U.S., Japan's lost decade offers a clue for how it may look here: a long road indeed. There were periods in the 1990s when Japanese stocks scored big gains, but the rest of the world's economy was going strong. If the world's biggest economy hunkers down, does deflation become a deflationary depression?