Reflexivity

Published on December 11, 2023 by Premium

A sharp decline in interest rates in benign economic conditions opens up the possibility of a re-acceleration in economic activity that would limit the number of future Fed cuts. One mechanism through which higher interest rates slow the economy is through reduced lending, where higher rates discourage borrowers and prompt lenders to retrench on credit concerns. Despite an aggressive rise in rates, a wide range of measures on credit quality show only modest deterioration to […]

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