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Suppose a new and more liberal Congress and administration are elected. Their first order of business is to take away the independence of the Federal Reserve System and to force the Fed to greatly expand the money supply. What effect will this have:

  1. a. On the level and slope of the yield curve immediately after the announcement?
  2. b. On the level and slope of the yield curve that would exist two or three years in the future?

a.

Summary Introduction

To identify: The effect on yield curve immediately after the announcement of the new congress administration.

Introduction:

Yield: Yield is the percentage of securities at which the return is provided by the company to its investors. Yield can be there in the form of dividend and interest.

Steeper Yield Curve: A curve which has shown the expected increment in the interest rates due to inflation is known as steeper yield curve.

Explanation
  • The curve would be the steeper yield curve as it is the assumption that the inflation will take place in future...

b.

Summary Introduction

To identify: The effect on yield curve if the Congress and administration exists for two or three years in future.

Introduction:

Yield: Yield is the percentage of securities at which the return is provided by the company to its investors. Yield can be there in the form of dividend and interest.

Steeper Yield Curve: A curve which has shown the expected increment in the interest rates due to inflation is known as steeper yield curve.

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