Since last autumn, investors had been betting on the goldilocks economy
-- solid economic expansion, improving corporate earnings and stable inflation.
As a result, the return of a Goldilocks economy
seems like a most unlikely scenario.
They missed it," he said of the Fed, "and say it's a Goldilocks economy
And when the faceless men told us that the world is running fine under their excellent stewardship (the Goldilocks economy
, the Great Moderation, and the miracle of Europa), maybe we should have been a touch more suspicious.
If the Goldilocks Economy
is getting a tad overheated, the Fed withdraws money and raises short-term interest rates.
The Goldilocks economy
of the past six months - not too hot, not too cold - bolstered the bottom lines of most investors, a scenario that was less than certain a year ago when the prospect of high gas prices, natural disasters and rising interest rates prompted many to suggest 2006 might mark the end of the bull market.
On the plus side, a Goldilocks economy
is one that will grow at a steady pace for longer then expected.
Thus ended the Goldilocks Economy
, the longest economic expansion in our nation's history.
It is, indeed, a Goldilocks economy
"not too hot, not too cold, just right.
A lot of the questionnaires were filled out at a time when there was talk of a Goldilocks economy
(not too fast, but not too slow.