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  • Don't worry, a recession is still unlikely

    The media tells us the yield curve is inverted and this means a recession is both certain and imminent. Every media outlet that's not for President Trump has been bouncing with glee to point it out to us. There is a point to the story too: An inverted yield curve, where it costs more to borrow for short terms than longer, where long-term interest rates are lower than short-term, is usually a sign of an impending recession.

    Washington Examiner
  • What Are Negative Interest Rates and Why is Everybody So Worried About Them?

    “Negative rates are like a fever,” says Nancy Davis, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer at Quadratic Capital Management. “By themselves they don’t necessary mean anything. But they’re a symptom."

    Fortune
  • London’s Murder Rate Tops NYC?

    London’s murder rate tops NYC? The smoke hadn’t fully cleared from the three mass shootings (Yes, I said “Three.” Chicago also had (yet another) mass shooting during the same weekend as the other two being pounded on in the press) when Democrats went into their usual SOP

    RedState
  • Trump Approval Rating: Still Weak, Despite Economy

    Just 36% of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president; 62% disapprove.

    Fortune