A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange NYSE in New York, the United States, on March 9, 2022.Signs are growing that an economic recession is imminent, according to Bank of America.An inverted yield curve, a slowdown in home sales, and a big drop in global freight rates suggest the economy is slowing down.BofA recommends investors focus on bond investing in the first half of 2023 and shift to stocks in the second half of next year.
More and more indicators are suggesting that an economic recession is about to plague the US, according to a Friday note from Bank of America.
The big signal is the inversion of the 2-year and 10-year US Treasury yields, which is often considered the best leading indicator of recessions over the past 50 years, according to the bank.
That yield curve is currently the most inverted since February 1982, with the 2-year bond yielding 4.45% compared to the 10-year bond’s 3.78%. The inversion signals that investors see more risk in the short term given the…
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