NEW YORK -- Federal Reserve policy makers will renew their focus on the notion of a "soft landing" for the economy, an economist predicts in this week's CreditWeek report from Standard & Poor's Corp.

Michael Englund, chief economist for MMS International, said the phrase will be dredged up from the 1980s to describe the Fed's challenge for the mid1990s.

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