Stocks plummet as yield-curve inversion triggers recession fears

Stocks plunged on Wednesday morning after the yield on 30-year Treasurys dropped to a new low and the spread between two- and 10-year Treasurys inverted for the first time since 2007 The inversion of the yield curve compounded concerns of an economic slowdown in the US, as the occurrence has preceded each of the last seven recessions.  Disappointing economic data from Germany and China caused the rally in global bonds as investors shifted away

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