For those with a close eye on the market, it’s hard not to notice a sharp selloff in bonds following the most recent election. Your humble writer doesn’t believe he can predict which ways the winds will blow in this regard but wanted to share what the potential causes are and what it could mean farther […]
In an earlier article, I detailed how you could check on inflation expectations using information publicly available from the Department of the Treasury. Using the data they provide, it is simple to calculate the market’s expectations for inflation over the next 5, 7, 10, and 20 Year periods. Let’s take another look not at the 2009 inflation rate, but the expected inflation rate of the future viewed through ‘2009’ colored glasses.