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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

Job Openings and Quits Show Signs of Less Robust Job Market

The media reports that recession risks are rising every day. If a recession is going to arrive, it's going to take a major blow to the consumer — and the number one blow to consumers is around jobs......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 9th, 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

Asian shares near three-week highs on Chinese support measures; Japan skids

Asian shares reversed losses on Monday and moved back toward a three-week top as China's persistent efforts to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak calmed nervous investors, although Japanese stocks faltered on growing recession risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Japan"s recession risks grow as economy skids in fourth-quarter, virus clouds outlook

Japan's economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in the December quarter as last year's sales tax hike hit consumer and business spending, highlighting a fragile outlook made worse by growing coronavirus risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Asian shares hover around three-week highs on Chinese support measures

Asian shares reversed earlier losses on Monday and moved back toward a three-week top as Chinese efforts to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak cheered investors, although Japanese stocks faltered amid growing recession risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 16th, 2020

Japan Faces Rising Recession Risks on Heels of Coronavirus

There may not be widespread global recession now, but some economies are more at risk than others. Japan may be at risk of entering a technical recession......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 14th, 2020

Biggest German industry slump in decade revives recession fears

German industrial output suffered its biggest fall in December since the recession-hit year of 2009, a shock drop highlighting the weakness in manufacturing that risks dragging Europe's largest economy into contraction again. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2020

Apple pushes back against EU common charger, warns of innovation risks

iPhone maker Apple on Thursday pushed back against EU lawmakers' call for a common charger, warning the move could hamper innovation, create a mountain of electronic waste and irk consumers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 23rd, 2020

Recession Arithmetic: What Would It Take?

Recession Arithmetic: What Would It Take? Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, David Rosenberg explores Recession Arithmetic in today's Breakfast With Dave. I add a few charts of my own to discuss. Rosenberg notes "Private fixed invest.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 22nd, 2020

What to expect as Wells Fargo, Bank of America line up to report earnings this week

A flurry of earnings reports from the nation's biggest banks begins today, including the most prominent financial institutions in Charlotte. Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) is among several of the industry's largest players on deck to report on Tuesday.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

America doesn’t depend on foreign oil as much — here’s what that means for consumers as tensions mount with Iran

Qassem Soleimani was killed Friday by a U.S. airstrike. Analysts say the U.S. is in a very different position today than during previous Middle East conflicts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 3rd, 2020

Oil prices surge after U.S. airstrike kills Iranian military leader. Why American consumers don’t need to worry — yet

Qassem Soleimani was killed Friday in an American airstrike, but analysts say the U.S. is in a very different position today than it was during previous conflicts in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 3rd, 2020

Could we dodge a recession next year?

Recession risks have eased but the economy is set to slow further in 2020, many economists say. Yet some expect a pickup while others fear a downturn.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 2019

That 2020 recession you kept hearing about? Could we dodge it?

Recession risks have eased but the economy is set to slow further in 2020, many economists say. Yet some expect a pickup while othe.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 13th, 2019

What $1,000 invested in stocks during the Great Recession is worth today

See how investments in Netflix, G.E. and others would be doing......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 9th, 2019

What $1,000 invested during the Great Recession is worth today

See how investments in Netflix, G.E. and others would be doing......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 6th, 2019

What $1,000 in stocks invested during the last recession would be worth today

The late 2000s was disastrous for investors of the stock market. However, for those who returned once the market recovered might have scored big depending on their investments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 4th, 2019

Fears of economic recession could derail the holiday shopping season

Economic indicators are positive, but consumers may hesitate to spend during the critical U.S. holiday shopping season because of fears about a possible recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2019

Economic recession concerns could derail the holiday shopping season

Economic indicators are positive, but consumers may hesitate to spend during the critical U.S. holiday shopping season because of fears about a possible recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2019

Consumers face significant risks with Black Friday on Amazon

It’s that time of year again — a time when families and friends gather together to share a Thanksgiving meal. Of course, like it or... The post Consumers face significant risks with Black Friday on Amazon appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 26th, 2019