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Yields May be Low, but the Curve Remains Steep

The 10-year Treasury Yield ($TNX) surged over the last two weeks, but remains at relatively low levels historically. Also note that the yield curve is still quite steep with the 2-Year Treasury Yield ($UST2Y) hovering around .27% and the 10-year Treasury Yield near 1.88%. A steep yield curve is traditionally positive for banks and the economy.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at He has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities magazine. Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed technician. In addition to his CMT designation, Arthur holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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