• What An Inverted Yield Curve Could Mean For The U.S. Economy And Your Wallet

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    Why does it matter if a federal two-year bond's yield is greater than that of a 10-year bond? (Image credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • The 'bloodbath' in America's trucking industry has officially spilled over to the rest of the economy

    The 'bloodbath' in America's trucking industry has officially spilled over to the rest of the economy

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The inverted yield-curve is a sinister sign of a forthcoming recession, and investors are freaking out that a downturn is nigh.
    Indicators from the trucking industry have been warning of an economy-wide recession for months as truckers see their pay slashed in what has been called a "bloodbath" in the industry.
    Freight recessions are often a leading indicator for when the rest of the economy is headed for a downturn.
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    Truckers have been sounding the alarm for months on a "bloodbath" in their $800 billion industry.
    This year alone, some...
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  • The ‘Inverted Yield Curve' Is Predicting Recession, But What Are Other Indicators Saying?

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    If you have questions about where we are in the economic cycle, you're certainly not alone.
    What does it mean that the yield curve inverted? Are we heading for recession? After all, isn't this the era of surprises? Did anyone expect unemployment to be this low? Or inflation to be so tame? (Has anybody mentioned the Phillips Curve lately?) What if this time the inverted yield curve isn't a flight to safety, but the result of international fund managers looking for some kind of yield?
    Besides, even if the inverted yield curve is a sign of recession, it's not a cause of recession. So what...
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