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How Consumers Look Today as Recession Risks Become More Prominent

With the endless media calls for a recession, one would think most Americans would at least be preparing for a downturn. But is the public just sticking its head in the sand?.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 11th, 2019

Top Trump advisers downplay recession risks after tumultuous week in the markets

Larry Kudlow and Peter Navarro appeared on Sunday morning shows to argue that the president's trade offensive against China isn’t harming American producers or consumers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 18th, 2019

Could a spike in gas prices scare American consumers and hasten the next recession?

Many economists expect the next downturn to happen by Summer 2020......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2019

Germany’s Ifo Institute cuts growth outlook, warns of recession risks

For 2019, Ifo now expects growth of 0.5% compared with a previous forecast of 0.6%. For 2020, the economic institute slashed its growth forecast to 1.2% from 1.7%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2019

VW says the trade war gloom is getting "scary" as car sales slow

Volkswagen AG and other carmakers warned that trade tensions risk dragging the global economy into a recession as the fallout starts to hit consumers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 10th, 2019

Forecaster of the Month: Absolutely no economic reason for a recession, but ‘we’ll probably have one anyway’

Lou Crandall, chief economist at Wrightson ICAP and the winner of MarketWatch’s Forecaster of the Month contest, says the economy is OK, but political risks could cause a recession by the end of next year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 9th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump calls on Fed to slash interest rates as Powell says he doesn’t expect recession

President Donald Trump on Friday made his latest demand for the Federal Reserve to more aggressively cut interest rates, as Fed chief Jerome Powell said he didn’t see a recession on the horizon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 6th, 2019

Wage growth lowers recession risks

The August jobs report showed strong wage growth. Washington Crossing Advisors' Chad Morganlander tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that assuages concerns of the risk of recession......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 6th, 2019

Smart money moves to make in case of a recession

Can you recession-proof your finances? Here are some money moves you can take today to prepare in case the economy goes south......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 6th, 2019

Recession risks rise for Germany as industrial orders plunge

German industrial orders fell more than expected in July on weak demand from abroad, data showed on Thursday, suggesting that struggling manufacturers could tip Europe's biggest economy into a recession in the third quarter. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 5th, 2019

Factories fettered by trade wars, faltering demand in August

The bitter trade war between China and the United States kept global factory activity largely in decline in August, business surveys showed, strengthening the case for policymakers to unleash fresh stimulus to fend off recession risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 2nd, 2019

Stock Market Today: 2020 Recession Odds; Ulta Pummeled

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips What happen.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceAug 31st, 2019

U.S. economy slowing, but consumers limiting downside

U.S. economic growth slowed in the second quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday, but the strongest consumer spending in 4-1/2 years amid a solid labor market threw cold water on financial market expectations of a recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 29th, 2019

World stocks slip as bond markets ring recession alarms

World stocks nudged down on Wednesday as deepening inversion of the U.S. bond yield curve a day earlier threw up reminders of looming recession risks, sending investors toward safe havens such as the Japanese yen and precious metals......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 28th, 2019

Oil drops as recession risks mount with trade war tariffs

Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing U.S. crude to the lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying trade war between the U.S. and China undermined confidence in global economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 26th, 2019

Economists Call For Recession In 2021

According to Trump, American consumers are rich. According to an in.....»»

Category: economySource: nasdaqAug 24th, 2019

Can Trump count on American consumers to save the economy from recession?

Worries of downturn prompt President Trump to hammer the Fed and consider tax cuts. Worries of downturn prompt President Trump to hammer the Fed and consider tax cuts......»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 23rd, 2019

"They Are Not Looking At The Data": Analysts Brace For German Recession As Sentiment Turns Dire

There was some good and some not so good news in today's German PMI data. First.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 22nd, 2019

Is Trump relying on American consumers to save the economy from recession?

Worries of downturn prompt President Trump to hammer the Fed and consider tax cuts. Worries of downturn prompt President Trump to hammer the Fed and consider tax cuts......»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 22nd, 2019

Today"s Pickup: German Politician Wants To Boost Truck Tolls For Rail

Good day, A prominent conservative politician in Germany wants to increase tolls on trucks and invest the proceeds in rail to fight climate change.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 21st, 2019

Bitcoin Risks Slide to $9.5K After Sudden $700 Price Drop

Bitcoin may fall back to recent lows below $9,500, having strengthened the short-term bearish case with a $700 drop earlier today......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 21st, 2019