Good Morning. We have a fairly quiet day in terms of economic data and Fed speak. Add in the final vacation week of the summer and volume will likely remain low as well. And of course with Jackson Hole on Friday few will want to make any major moves ahead. So we are likely in somewhat of a holding pattern barring no major, unforeseen news.
As a follow up to Monday’s Morning Brief (found here) where I discussed inflation expectations across the Treasury curve and thus why QE3 is likely not going to happen in the immediate future, I wanted to share more detail. The three charts below show inflation expectations for 5, 10 and 30 year maturities. Or one could say what investors expect inflation to be over the next 5, 10 and 30 years.
Notice how expectations have remained