U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has told her party colleagues she will resign if members support her Brexit deal just hours before lawmakers are set to vote on alternatives to a plan that has already suffered two defeats in Parliament.
DepositAccounts.com, which tracks the savings industry, says in a new report that banks are increasing early withdrawal penalties on certificates of deposit, making it harder for savers to exit and reinvest in higher-paying products as interest rates rise.
When you hear someone say that a curve inversion 'predicts' a recession, what it really means is that bond traders are 'predicting' a Fed rate cut.
The U.S. international trade deficit shrinks faster than expected in January, helping to alleviate concerns over President Donald Trump's economic policies after a surge in imports in December.
Why you shouldn't care about the yield-curve inversion now, but should care about it later.
A monthly survey from the Conference Board shows that consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in March amid signs that the economy is poised to slow in 2019.
The Federal Reserve, led by Chairman Jerome Powell, said last week it will hold interest rates steady while waiting for signs that the economy is stabilizing. But traders and economists at Bank of America say the Fed could loosen monetary conditions more than previously expected, leading to an acceleration in growth and a reversal of a growing number of recent indicators pointing to recession.
This yield curve inversion has been a useful leading indicator of a recession, but what really matters is whether it is a signal we can profit from.
U.S. Treasury bond yields continued to suggest difficult times ahead for the world's biggest economy, with the gap between short and longer-dated interest rates at the lowest levels in a decade, even as analysts and policymakers question the meaning of one of the markets most reliable recession indicators.
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