Posts from the ‘defaltion’ Tag

July 13, 2010

The Liquidity Trap

Can rock-bottom interest rates be bad for the economy? It depends. If left low for too long, dangers can emerge, and chief among them is the liquidity trap. To learn more, check out today's post.
May 3, 2010

Spring Mortgage Market Update (2010)

Today's post is my quarterly update on the state of the mortgage market. In it, I challenge the media's assertion that everyone should be locking into a fixed rate and explain my theory that variable rate products offer their own form of risk insurance.