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Inside the Economy: Interest Rates and the Inflation Boogeyman

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This week on “Inside the Economy”, we discuss the current interest rate environment and fears of inflation. The 10 year treasury has continued to rise forcing bond prices lower. Where will the 10 year yield end up? Fears around inflation may be outweighing reality. The yield curve is steepening, but what does that mean? Will the new administration be able to close the funding gap? Tune in to find out more!

Key Takeaways:

  • Oil prices remain steady
  • Unemployment continues to trend in the right direction
  • The housing market is still robust
  • New business applications are on the rise

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