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By Stan Choe 

Stocks slide after bond market warns again of recession

 

August 14, 2019



NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank Wednesday after the bond market threw up one of its last remaining warning flags on the economy.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below the two-year Treasury's yield Wednesday morning. It's rare for short-term yields to rise above longer-term ones, and when it happens, market watchers call it "an inverted yield curve" and brace for the possibility of a recession hitting in a year or two.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 475 points in the first few minutes of trading before recouping some of its losses.

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