According to ft Journal’s article, Using the Yield Spread to Forecast Recessions and Recoveries (Dec 17, 2018), by all indications, based on ‘the spread’, we’re headed for a recession in 2020.
The yield spread indicates the likelihood of a recession or recovery one year forward. The spread equals the difference between the short-term borrowing rate set by the Federal Reserve (the Fed) and interest rates on longer term treasury notes, determined by bond market activity.
So the question is, what’s the investor to do with such information?
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