Posts tagged with: Recession

It looks like we are facing a housing crisis that is going to be far worse than anything that we experienced during the last recession, and unless Congress starts making money rain from the sky it doesn’t appear that there...
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Get ready for the Federal Reserve to target bond yields as one of the many unprecedented measures the central bank has undertaken to support the economy....
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The 1Q GDP data releases for the US and euro area this week provide official confirmation of what we have known for some time – the recession has started. However, we remain of the view that this downturn will be...
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The pace at which Americans are losing their jobs is absolutely breathtaking.  According to the Wall Street Journal, the largest number of new claims for unemployment benefits ever recorded in a single week prior to this year was 695,000 during the week...
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Over the course of the last few hours, we have been moving back and forth between being aghast at the market carnage, and all it might imply, and feeling agonizingly anxious about missing out on the rebound sure to be coming....
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On October 19, 1987, the US stock market suffered the worst crash in its more than 200 year history, dropping more than 23% in a matter of hours....
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On February 11, 2020, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell delivered a semiannual report discussing the economy and laying out the good, the bad, and the precautions that the Fed must take in the event of a future economic downturn....
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The last trading day of February wrapped up one of the worst weeks for stock markets within the last 20 years, with US and worldwide equity markets reeling amid a deep and sustained selloff triggered by the explosion of clusters...
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There is, at least, one highly recognized economist who agrees with me that a recession started forming in the summer of 2019 and is still emerging, in spite of the Fed’s strongest efforts to stop it...
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There have probably never been as many characteristics of a top as we are experiencing today…...
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