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By: Mitch Goldberg
The yield curve inverted on Tuesday between short-term Treasury bonds and the five-year. It wasn't the "big" inversion — that is when the 10-year yield drops below the two-year. But the situation is alarming. In a word: recession. » Read More
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Social Security benefits will get a 2.8 percent boost in 2019. Find out now how much more money you stand to receive.
The yield curve inverted on Tuesday between short-term Treasury bonds and the five-year. It wasn't the "big" inversion — that is when the 10-year yield drops below the two-year. But the situation is alarming. In a word: recession.
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