‘Inverted Yield Curve’ Suggests A Recession Within Two Years

‘Inverted Yield Curve’ Suggests A Recession Within Two Years
In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo specialist Glenn Carrel works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A sharp dip in bond yields shine a brighter spotlight on some of the S&P 500’s best dividend deals as investors face an increasingly volatile market amid trade wars and economic growth concerns. Richard Drew / Associated Press
‘Inverted Yield Curve’ Suggests A Recession Within Two Years
In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo specialist Glenn Carrel works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A sharp dip in bond yields shine a brighter spotlight on some of the S&P 500’s best dividend deals as investors face an increasingly volatile market amid trade wars and economic growth concerns. Richard Drew / Associated Press

‘Inverted Yield Curve’ Suggests A Recession Within Two Years

Never heard of an “inverted yield curve”? You’re not alone.

But to understand why economists are now suggesting a global recession could be in the offing, it’s one economic indicator you really need to wrap your head around. Luckily, one business journalist has created a primer on the “inverted yield curve,” which she shared as a thread on Twitter.

Morning Shift checks in with Heidi Moore for a breakdown of the economic indicator that suggests we’re recession-bound.

GUEST: Heidi Moore, business journalist who has worked for the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian and Marketplace

LEARN MORE: Heidi Moore’s Epic Twitter Thread On The “Inverted Yield Curve”