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FTN Financial Economic Weekly

Williams’ r* Paper Sets Jackson Hole Stage

Ultra-low interest rates are an obvious threat to banks, insurance companies, pension funds and anyone else reliant on fixed income. But San Francisco Fed President John Williams thinks the threat is much bigger than that. “In this new normal, recessions will tend to be longer and deeper, recoveries slower, and the risks of unacceptably low inflation and the ultimate loss of the nominal anchor will be higher.”

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