Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Interest Rates And Savings

One single chart: Ten year Treasury yields and the personal saving rate (ie the percentage of income saved).

The correlation is interesting.

1 comment:

  1. "Correlation does not equal causation." The year 1980 was an inflection point for the median middle-class wage earner. From that point forward household debt/disposable income increased significantly. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle-class_squeeze#/media/File:U.S._Household_Debt_Relative_to_Disposable_Income_and_GDP.png