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Following two years of modest but positive economic growth, the past few weeks have been unsettling. The U.S. government came unnervingly close to a self-induced default. Real sovereign debt crises at a number of European countries threaten another banking crisis in Europe. Standard & Poor’s  downgraded the U.S. long-term credit rating.

Wild gyrations in the stock markets were accompanied by a record low rate on the 10-year Treasury bond. The Fed announced that it will keep the federal funds rate on the floor for at least two more years.

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