U.S. yield inversion deepens, stokes recession fears

Reuters/Richard Leong/8-27-2019

“The U.S. yield curve inversion deepened on Tuesday to levels not seen since 2007, rekindling fears of a looming recession that spurred a sell-off on Wall Street and stoked even more safe-haven demand for government bonds.”

USAGOLD note:  The growing consensus is that the yield inversion are not like to go away anytime soon. . . . .In fact, top bond market analysts are forecasting it could plunge even further below the zero line as safe haven demand for sovereign debt grows.

Line chart showing 10-year Treasury yield minus 2-Year Treasury yield below zero

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