Treasury yields continue slide with traders wary of ‘curve inversion’

CNBC/Thomas Franck/12-4-2018

“[Raymond James’ Kevin] Giddis added that with all eyes on inflation, the Labor Department’s report on the employment situation on Friday will be key for Fed officials. The government’s November jobs numbers will also include an update on average hourly earnings, which can be used to see how fast wages are rising across the U.S. economy.”

USAGOLD note:  The consensus opinion seems to be that a flattening or inversion in the yield curve is bad for the economy – an indicator making the economic maze that much more difficult to navigate.

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