A key recession indicator is flashing yellow again — but there’s one reason why this time could be different
|04/12/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- The gap between long- and short-term Treasury yields is now at its narrowest level since the financial crisis.
- In the past, yield curve inversions where long-term rates actually slip below short-term ones have been reliable predictors of recessions.
- Wall Street and Fed officials are worried about the prospect of an inversion — but caution that the Fed’s expanded balance sheet makes the flattening trend less worrisome.
There’s an important recession indicator flashing yellow in the US economy, and it’s catching the attention of Federal Reserve officials and Wall Street investors.
Some market analysts say it’s important not to overreact to read more >>>