. How will the Feds monetary policy change based on the report? b. How will the likely change in the Feds monetary policy affect Carsons future performance? Could it affect Carsons plans for future expansion?
loans from finance comp Show more Anticipating Fed Actions Recall that Carson Company has obtained substantial loans from finance companies and commercial banks. The interest rate on the loans is tied to market interest rates and is adjusted every six months. Because of its expectations of a strong U.S. economy Carson plans to grow in the future by expanding the business and by making acquisitions. It expects that it will need substantial long-term financing and plans to borrow additional funds either through loans or by issuing bonds. The company may also issue stock to raise funds in the next year. An economic report recently highlighted the strong growth in the economy which has led to nearly full employment. In addition the report estimated that the annualized inflation rate increased to 5 percent up from 2 percent last month. The factors that caused the higher inflation (shortages of products and shortages of labor) are expected to continue. a. How will the Feds monetary policy change based on the report? b. How will the likely change in the Feds monetary policy affect Carsons future performance? Could it affect Carsons plans for future expansion? c. Explain how a tight monetary policy could affect the amount of funds borrowed at financial institutions by deficit units such as Carson Company. How might it affect the credit risk of these deficit units? How might it affect the performance of financial institutions that provide credit to such deficit units as Carson Company? Show less