• World stocks sideswiped by Wall Street, U.S. yield curve double whammy

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    Global stocks tumbled to one-week lows on Wednesday, as declines by long-dated U.S. bond yields and a renewal of trade concerns stoked fears of a downturn in the United States, the world's largest economy.
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  • An Inverted Yield Curve, a Predictor of Recessions, Has the Stock Market Spooked

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    For the first time in a while, stock market investors are being spooked this week by what's happening in the bond market. And the reason has something to do with an occurrence that is not exactly in the everyday investor's lexicon: an inverted yield curve.
    Put simply, an inverted yield curve happens when bond yields at the short end of the bond spectrum rise above those at the long end. Usually, the bond market focuses on the difference between the yields on U.S. Treasury two-year notes and those for 10-year notes. When the yield curve inverts, it means the two-year notes pay bondholders...
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  • Somebody Pressed The Panic Button On Wall Street - Bank Stocks And Tech Stocks Crash As The Yield Curve Inverts

    Somebody Pressed The Panic Button On Wall Street - Bank Stocks And Tech Stocks Crash As The Yield Curve Inverts

    13 days ago - By The Economic Collapse

    Stocks aren't supposed to crash in December. Most of the time we see a nice “Santa Claus rally” to close out the year, and so what happened on Tuesday is definitely extremely unusual. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 799 points, which was the fourth largest single day point decline in stock market history. In fact, there was not a single day during the entire financial crisis of 2008 when the Dow dropped by as many points as it did on Tuesday. Many believed that this “stock market correction” would be limited to October, but then it stretched into November, and now it has extended...
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