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Bonds flash recession warning light as key part of the yield curve inverts again

The bond market is flashing a warning that the economy may be falling or already has fallen into recession, according to one closely watched measure. Market pros watch the spread on the Treasury yield curve, or the difference between the longer duration Treasury yields and shorter duration yields. Normally, longer duration yields, like the yield …

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Hiking interest rates the wrong solution to inflation problem: Analyst

Raising interest rates to tame demand — and therefore inflation — is not the right solution, as high prices have been driven mainly by supply chain shocks, one analyst said. Global manufacturers and suppliers have been unable to produce and deliver goods to consumers efficiencies during the Covid lockdowns. And more recently, imposed sanctions on …

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US, UK, Europe, Japan will be in recession over next 12 months: Nomura

Thomas Calomiris, a third generation producing vendor, weighs an onion at Eastern Market as the US struggles with rising inflation May 20, 2022, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Many of the world’s leading outbreak will fall into a recession within the next 12 months as central banks move to aggressively …

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Atlanta Fed GDP tracker shows the US economy is likely in a recession

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reacts as he testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the “Seminnual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress”, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US, June 22, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters A Federal Reserve tracker of economic growth is pointing to an increased chance …

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Atlanta Fed GDP tracker shows the US economy is likely in a recession

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reacts as he testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the “Seminnual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress”, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US, June 22, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters A Federal Reserve tracker of economic growth is pointing to an increased chance …

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Fed could cut interest rates in 2023, analysts say, after rate hikes this year

Some central bank watchers believe the Fed and the ECB will have to stop their tightening cycles because of an upcoming recession. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images Central banks around the world might have embarked upon a path of aggressive rate hikes — but not everyone is expecting this approach to last. The …

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