Tag Archive 'Monetary Policy'

Spreading Expectations

This article reviews the potential for five year fixed for floating swap spreads in highlighting some shifts in core inflation measures as they relate to the US Economy.

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Smoothly Plucking Along

Milton Friedman famously reviewed the business cycle with his ‘Plucking Model’ as a strong refutation of Austrian Business Cycle theorists and doomsayers. This article is a nod and tip-of-the-hat to the current success of ultra-stimulatory monetarist policies.

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The Chinese Macro environment should prove quite exciting over the course of 2011. Unfortunately, part of this excitement could be due to uncontrolled inflationary pressures and the resultant extreme policy shifts required in order to confront them.

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