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Ask the Financial Expert: What Is the Yield Curve, and Why Should You Pay Attention?

Find out if the yield curve is still relevant for investors.


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From November 2015

The Fed held off on raising rates again and so ensues the conversation about the yield curve and whether it’s still a good indicator of where the economy is heading. In this month’s column, our financial experts provide a brief overview of the yield curve, what happens when the curve flattens or becomes inverted and why it’s still a good economic indicator for investors.