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1/4 To be clear on the #YieldCurve, as there's way too much discussion about its inversion and what it means when it's really simple. Since banks borrow at short-rates & lend (receive) long rates, if the yield curve inverts for an extended period of time, 2/4
2/4 banks will naturally restrict lending activity (as net interest margins, or "NIMs," will be negative and thus the banks would lose money making new loans). Credit conditions are the primary driver of short-term changes in aggregate demand. 3/4
3/3 Short-term economic performance is highly reliant on credit conditions. If banks tighten up and stop lending, overall spending falls and in turn the value of things like cars, houses, and capital equipment (often used to secure loans) falls in response to reduced demand. 4/4
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#CBOE #VIX #volatility index, also known as #WallStreet's "fear gauge" records biggest one-day spike in 10 months
MSCI’s All-Country World Index, which tracks #shares across 47 countries, fell for a six straight day on Monday - marking its longest losing streak this year.
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