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Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘The Yield Curve Just Inverted…Now What?’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- For the first time since August 2019, the yield curve has inverted. That means that 2 year US Treasuries are paying MORE than 10 year US Treasuries. So what? What does that mean? Well, Nick is here to spell it out for you!
‘The Fed is on the March. Can Your Bond Fund Keep Up?’ – Jason Zweig – The Wall Street Journal
- It’s been a few weeks since the Fed announced they were raising interest rates for the first time in years. What does that actually mean for your bond investments? Jason discusses some of the real-life math behind bond funds and what happens when rates rise.
‘Here’s What Consumers Plan to Cut Back on if Prices Continue to Surge’ – Carmen Reinicke – CNBC
- A lot of the stories surrounding today’s economy are somewhat related. As noted above, inflation has caused the Fed to raise interest rates in hopes to slow down the surge, but what happens if inflation persists? What would individuals cut back on? This articles discusses just that.
‘81% of US Adults are Worried About a Recession Hitting This Year’ – Carmen Reinicke – CNBC
- With the yield curve inverting, rates rising, and inflation high, plenty of Americans are worried about a recession. But will it happen this year? Or at all? This article looks at a recent survey suggesting a large majority of Americans are prepping for it this year.