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The latest yield-curve inversion pressures the Fed to give Trump the rate cuts he wants

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The spread between two- and 10-year Treasurys fell below zero on Wednesday for the first time since 2007, signaling a recession could be coming.
According to some investors, this so-called inversion of the yield curve is the bond market's signal to the Federal Reserve to cut rates further and keep the economy humming - a move President Donald Trump has called for.
The Fed will have to carefully balance its next steps to ease investors' fear of a downturn.
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The US just got its biggest recession warning yet. This chart shows the history of economic meltdowns around the world

The US just got its biggest recession warning yet. This chart shows the history of economic meltdowns around the world

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The US just got a big recession warning , with the spread between 2-year and 10-year federal debt falling below zero for the first time since 2007.
Using data from the OECD, we took a look at the history of recessions across the world.
The chart shows how harshly the Great Recession of 2007-2009 affected most countries.
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The US just got a big recession warning on Wednesday, with yields on longer-term federal debt dropping below yields on shorter-term debt .
That could cause panic for anyone who remembers the last time that happened: right...
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The Dow plummets 650 points as yield-curve inversion triggers recession fears

The Dow plummets 650 points as yield-curve inversion triggers recession fears

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Stocks plunged on Wednesday morning after the yield on 30-year Treasurys dropped to a new low and the spread between two- and 10-year Treasurys inverted for the first time since 2007 .
The inversion of the yield curve compounded concerns of an economic slowdown in the US, as the occurrence has preceded each of the last seven recessions.
Disappointing economic data from Germany and China caused the rally in global bonds as investors shifted away from equities toward the relative-safety of long-term treasuries.
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Economic red flags point to Brexit rates dilemma for the Bank of England, says EMILY HARDY

Economic red flags point to Brexit rates dilemma for the Bank of England, says EMILY HARDY

3 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

UK bond yields - which are an indicator how much confidence there is in the future of the economy - have inverted for the first time since the financial crash.
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Warnings of economic crisis as Treasury yields invert for the first time since the Great Recession

Warnings of economic crisis as Treasury yields invert for the first time since the Great Recession

3 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below the two-year Treasury's yield Wednesday morning, the first time those yields have flipped since 2007.
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