Interest rate spike says slowdown not downturn — for now

[Note:  I am having a problem inserting graphs.  I will update as soon as I am able.] [UPDATE: Until XE fixes the problem, you can see the graphs here: http://bonddad.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-post-election-interest-rate-spik… ] [UPDATE 2: Problem is resolved.] The biggest economic story since the US Presidential election has been the backup in long term interest rates.  Post-Brexit in July they hit some all-time lows, with the 10 year Treasury yielding as low as 1.36%.  At one point last week they yielded as high as 2.64%.Does this portend recession?  Not yet I think.What has been remarkable is how similar the spike in yields…

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Interest rate spike says slowdown not downturn — for now