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Trump Slams 'Clueless' Fed Chief, 'Crazy' Yield Curve
Trump Blasts
'Crazy Inverted
Yield Curve'

Trump Blasts 'Crazy Inverted Yield Curve'

Economists are split on signs of a recession

(Newser) - President Trump says the American economy is doing magnificently and we are "winning, big time, against China"—but one of the things still holding the economy back is the Federal Reserve chairman he appointed. In a pair of tweets Wednesday, Trump renewed his attacks on Jerome Powell, calling...

An Inversion Just Happened, as It Did Before 9 Recessions

Treasury yields inverted Wednesday

(Newser) - An economic alarm bell has sounded in the US, sending warnings of a possible recession ahead—and sending the Dow plunging 800 points by the end of the day. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for...

Key Indicator Points to a Long Slump
 Key Indicator Points 
 to a Long Slump 

Key Indicator Points to a Long Slump

Yield curve predicts slow recovery in developed economies as credit remains tight

(Newser) - A little known—but closely followed—indicator that contrasts the differences in yield between 2- and a 10-year government securities suggests the economic downturn in the developed world is likely to hang around a lot longer, reports the Wall Street Journal. Yield curves generally are narrow when the economy is...

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