### Describing yield curve predictor

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1. Discuss the Yield Curve and its usefulness in predicting recessions. Did the Yield Curve from 2004 through 2007 predict the Great Recession of 2008-2010? Based on the current Yield Curve, detail your prediction for the U.S. economy for the next two years.

2. Discuss ways in which an investor can take advantage of a flat or inverted yield curve. Give three current, specific real-world examples in your discussion.

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