Government bond yields soar as markets weigh threat of a recession

Hoxton/Sam Edwards | Getty Images Bond yields jumped this week after another big rate hike from the Federal Reserve, signaling a warning of market distress. On Friday, the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury yield climbed to 4.266%, hitting a 15-year high, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield hit 3.829%, the highest in 11 years. The surge in … Read more

A new book shows the Utah roots beneath ‘Go Ask Alice’

New book explores the deception behind the infamous anti-drug propaganda ‘journal’ Go ask Alice — and Utah author Beatrice Sparks, who sold it as truth to generations. Driving the news: In non-fiction Unmasking Alicepublished last week, writer Rick Emerson connects the 1971 Fake Diary and Sparks to Utah’s history of fraud, moral panic and purity … Read more