The Fed is in a race against time
Looking at an obscure yield curve: 2-year Treasuries versus Fed Funds (2s/FFs). There's a lot of signal there.
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Signal, Signal, Signal
Let me introduce the picture of 2s/FFs before the analysis. The candles represent US Treasury 2-year yields and the orange line represents the upper bound Federal Funds rate, or the “policy rate.”
A few things to orient us here: