The yield curve finally inverts

The moment investors have been fearing arrived this week. But what is a yield curve and why does it matter?

It’s finally happened. One of the more reliable recession indicators has signalled that a downturn is on its way. Earlier this week, after years of hovering threateningly on the threshold, the US yield curve finally inverted.

First, let’s explain what that actually means. A yield curve compares the yield on bonds (IOUs issued by governments or corporations) that...
source: Money Week

2019-08-19 13:11
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