What do tanking bond yields mean for the US economy

Jay Soloff

Argonath Financial

What do tanking bond yields mean for the US economy? With 10-year Treasuries dipping as low as 2.42%, some analysts are concerned the economy could be in trouble. However, there are several reasons this likely isn't the case. First off, the majority of economics reports coming out suggest economic growth will continue at a slow and steady pace (including today's large jobless claims drop). Moreover, despite high bond prices, stocks are also sitting at record highs. More likely, the bond market is suggesting we'll be seeing slower, steady growth for the foreseeable future rather than growth at a rapid pace. Another interesting tidbit from the linked article below - the UK, Canada, and Germany all have lower bond yields than the US. (VIEW LINK)

Jay Soloff
Research Analyst
Argonath Financial

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