High blood pressure symptoms: Six signs in the eyes that can signal a hypertensive crisis

HIGH blood pressure symptoms aren’t easy to spot because in the majority of the cases they don’t show. But if an emergency hypertensive crisis occurs, which can have life-threatening consequences, the signs may be more obvious. Six symptoms may become apparent in the eyes.

Bond markets are sending an economic warning signal — here’s when the next US recession may hit

The spread between US 2-year and 10-year bond yields – a key indicator of recessions – fell sharply to its lowest level in 11 years this week. Deutsche Bank says the risk of a recession is “very low” over the next 12 months, but rises significantly to 80% over a three-year time frame. However, the […]

US Coast Guard ‘removed’ after making ‘white power’ hand signal on live TV (VIDEO)

The US Coast Guard has “removed” one of its members from the Hurricane Florence response team after he allegedly made a ‘white power’ hand signal during a live TV broadcast. The unidentified team member made the “offensive” ‘OK’ hand gesture while looking into the camera during a live broadcast with Sector Charleston Commanding Officer Captain […]

Ringworm symptoms: This rash could signal the condition

Ringworm symptoms are triggered when the body becomes infected. Despite its name, ringworm is actually a type of fungus capable of surviving several months on soil, changing rooms or household items. It can be easily picked up from these locations and begin an infection, where it attacks a substance called keratin within the skin, hair […]

The 1969 US downturn can tell a lot about a key recession signal that’s been flashing yellow

Getty Images / Mario Tama The US yield curve has been flattening over recent months. Risk of inversion, a key recession signal, rises as the curve flattens. The 1969-70 recession can offer us a look at what today’s yield curve movements might mean. The persistent flattening of the U.S. yield curve has investors scratching their […]

Indicators that signal financial-market trouble are flashing

WATCHING financial markets can be like watching a horror film. A character walks into the darkness alone. A floorboard creaks. The latest spooky sign is the spread between the three-month dollar London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) and the overnight index swap (OIS) rate. It usually hovers at around 0.1%, but has recently climbed to 0.6% […]