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Argentina just suffered the 2nd-biggest crash since 1950 for any stock market — and the nation is again on the brink of a financial crisis
08/13/19 2.05 2.04 2.00 1.96 1.86 1.66 1.60 1.57 1.62 1.68 1.94 2.15
originally posted by: LSU2018
a reply to: toysforadults
I remember just before the 2016 election, Karl Rove said the market is going to crash under the next president. We'll see just how accurate he was.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was at 1.623%, below the 2-year yield at 1.634%. The last inversion of this part of the yield curve was in December 2005, two years before a recession brought on by the financial crisis hit. A recession occurs, on average, 22 months following such an inversion, according to Credit Suisse.
There is some $15 trillion in government debt that now yields less than zero, and former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan believes there's no reason why U.S. government bond yields couldn't join much of the developed world in the subzero world.
Greenspan, during a phone interview with Bloomberg News on Tuesday, said “zero” has no real meaning for the U.S. bond market and that a slide below that psychological level, already traversed by many others countries, wouldn't be inconceivable for U.S. paper.
Also please remember - if you don't have precious metal in your hands, you don't own it yet.