Stocks traded lower for most of the day but rallied in the afternoon. The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond fell another three basis points to 2.38 percent -- 7 points lower than the 3-month Treasury bill. An inverted yield curve suggests that investors expect the economy to slow and the Federal Reserve Bank to potentially cut short-term interest rates in the near future.

The major indexes fell along with bond yields this morning but rebounded after mid-day. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes had losses of 0.46 percent and 0.63 percent respectively, while the Dow index was down 0.13 percent. The Entrepreneur Index™ closed the day 0.40 percent lower.

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