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Is a Recession Around the Corner? The Bond Market Thinks So, but Stock Market Says No.

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22.03.2019

The yield spread between the three-month Treasury bill and 10-year Treasury bond fell below seven basis points -- or 0.07 percent -- today. When long-term interest rates fall below short-term rates, causing an inverted yield curve, it's one of the surest signs of an economic slowdown and possible recession on the horizon.

The stock market, however, shrugged off the bearish signal from the bond market. The major stock indexes posted strong gains today. The Dow and S&P 500 indexes rose 0.84 percent and 1.09 percent respectively, while the Nasdaq Composite index was up 1.42 percent. The Entrepreneur Index™ posted a gain of 1.19 percent with just four stocks of sixty on the index losing ground on the day.

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