09/08/2010 08:35 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Deflation: A Visual Guide (INFOGRAPHIC)

Worried about the increasing danger of deflation in the U.S. economy? Deflation is a tricky subject and something the Federal Reserve is particularly keen on keeping at bay.

Whether the U.S. will end up like Japan, which has a long history of dealing with deflation, is still an open question. To get you primed for what would happen in the event of a massive wave of deflation, the folks at Mint and WallStats have put together this handy infographic. Check it out below.

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