The Long Wave Revisited
A key question for businesses and investors is whether the low inflation and low long-term interest rates we are now experiencing are a business cycle or a longer-term phenomenon. This paper updates and expands my earlier study on long waves [Synnott 1995]. Using this analytical perspective, I conclude that it is likely that high-grade, long-term bond yields will remain low, especially in real terms, for several years. Low long-term real interest rates for an extended period give the United States a major opportunity for investment and growth, as in previous long-term cycles, provided that appropriate government policies and plans are in place.
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Volume (Year): 47 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
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