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Shlomi RonenThe yield curve inversion is at the top of everyone’s mind. As a precursor to the past several recessions, the yield curve inversion has become a telltale sign of an upcoming downturn. However, this time it could be different. Shlomi Ronen of Dekel Capital isn’t as concerned about the inversion, noting that this cycle has many unique characteristics. This could just be another one of them.

“We are in a world with negative long-term yields, which is something new. We are in a world where all of the major European yields are negative at this point. That is providing some pressure that is unrelated to the US economy to the long end of the yield curve,” Ronen, managing principal at Dekel Capital, tells GlobeSt.com. “We are also in a world where we have a very active Fed. Last week, they reduced short-term rates and there may be another rate reduction this year. That will again lower the short-term rates. Those two things, taken into context of the inversion are different this time.”

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on GlobeSt.com and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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