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US Inverted Yield Curve: Economic Recession Indicator Suggests Difficult Times Ahead - ResearchAndMarkets.com

October 14, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 14, 2019--

The “US Inverted Yield Curve: Economic Recession Indicator Suggests Difficult Times Ahead” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The inverted yield curve is feared by many investors in the world as many claim that it is a signal that a recession in the economy will soon take place. On the other hand, many argue that is false advertisement as it is only indicating the movements of long-term bond yields against short-term bond yields. However, as its own is a big indicator of something is happening in the economy. The inverted yield curve and the term spread, the difference between long-term interest rates and short-term interest rates have been indicators of slowdowns in the US economy over 60 years now, and in all of the cases except one, they signaled that recession was coming.

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Key Topics Covered:

1. OVERVIEW

1.1. Catalyst

1.2. Summary

2. THE US YIELD CURVE AS AN EFFECTIVE RECESSION INDICATOR

2.1. The yield curve displays the difference between older and younger bonds

2.2. The yield curve is an expression of bond investors’ behavior

3. REAL LIFE IMPLICATIONS OF AN INVERTED YIELD CURVE

3.1. Pessimistic behavior alongside with herding and fear of missing out effect invert the yield curve

3.2. An inverted yield curve has a big impact on fixed-income investors, consumers and financial institutions

4. HISTORICAL ANALYSIS INDICATES THAT AN INVERTED YIELD CURVES SIGNALS RECESSION

4.1. Negative term spread is the real indicator of a recession

4.2. The US economy is currently under threat

5. APPENDIX

5.1. Abbreviations and acronyms

5.2. Sources

5.3. Further reading

6. ASK THE ANALYST

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