Friday, April 12, 2013

Interest Income

Movement corresponds to treasury duration generally peaking in 1990.
I cannot figure out if this corresponds to total public or total credit market debt.


  1. Once again I go direct from your post to FRED. The FEDFUNDS peak falls between the 1980 and '82 recessions. So rates were falling for almost all of the high-spot on your graph. I think this fits with your note on "treasury duration".

    Some similarity to Federal surplus and deficit, as well.

    I do not understand your note below the graph.

    1. Art,

      I do not know if the data correspond to intra-governmental debt.