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The Dow Jones Industrial Average Will Lose 400 Points on Today's Inverted Yield Curve

The Dow Jones Industrial Average could lose up to 400 points today as investors have begun pouring capital out of equity markets and into fixed income positions (bonds).

The 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yield slipped below that of the two-year yield.

The so-called inversion of the yield curve has been a fairly reliable indicator of past recessions.

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Dow Jones Today Pops 50 Points After Caterpillar Reports Quarterly Earnings

The Dow Jones today jumped 50 points on Monday morning as manufacturing giant Caterpillar Inc. reported stronger than expected earnings before the bell.

Shares of Caterpillar 3.5% after the firm hiked its quarterly outlook and said that tariffs would hit the firm's bottom line.

The solution to rising tariffs is to increase prices, the company said.

The firm increased its full-year profit outlook to a range of $11 to $12 per share.

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Dow Jones Today Drops 300 Points as President Trump Threatens Syrian Military Intervention

The Dow Jones today projected a 300-point loss in pre-market trading after President Donald Trump warned Russia to "get ready" for the United States to retaliate against recent gas attacks carried out by the Syrian government.

Prior to the President's tweets, markets were already trending lower as new reports indicated that the Special Counsel investigating the President seized documents concerning the financial relationship between President Trump and Michael Cohen, the president's personal lawyer.