Central Banks Sending Worrisome Signals About the Economy

What the inversion of the yield curve is telling us.

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

On today’s episode, NLW gets macro with a discussion of a flattening of the yield curve and what increasingly seems like a failed yield curve control experiment in Australia. He looks at:

  • What the “yield curve” is
  • What a yield curve flattening or inversion is signaling
  • The latest from the U.S. Federal Reserve on tapering
  • Australia’s yield curve control problem

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Dark Crazed Cap” by Isaac Joel. Image credit: Nuthawut Somsuk/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk.