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US Layoffs Spike, Raising More Recession Worries

Data from an employee research firm shows a surge in layoffs by big companies in November. U.S.-based companies announced 53,073 job cuts in November, up 51% from the same month last year. A pattern........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 6th, 2018

Housing market remains strong, despite mortgage rate worries

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, and that's led some to worry that mortgage rates will spike and put an end to the housing boom in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 26th, 2018

5 red flags for the economy: Slowdown, recession or worse?

Weak retail sales capped disappointing economic data in recent weeks, including layoffs and lower consumer confidence. Do they signal a slowdown?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral7 hr. 4 min. ago

5 red flags for the economy: Are they signaling a slowdown or even a recession?

Weak retail sales capped disappointing economic data in recent weeks, including layoffs and lower consumer confidence. Do they sign.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday8 hr. 49 min. ago

Risk of U.S. corporate recession rises as earnings outlook dims

The outlook for Wall Street earnings has deteriorated significantly in recent months, data shows, raising the risk that companies in the United States may slip into recession before its economy does - with Europe close behind......»»

Category: topSource: reuters9 hr. 19 min. ago

Chance of a U.S. recession up, number of Fed rate hikes down: Reuters poll

There is a one-in-four chance of a U.S. recession in the next 12 months, a scenario that should keep the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates next month, according to a Reuters poll of economists who now expect only one rate hike this year......»»

Category: topSource: reuters22 hr. 49 min. ago

Dow futures stage ugly u-turn after worst plunge in nine years for retail sales, raising specter of recession

Stock-market ebullience over progress in U.S.-China trade talks on Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Cramer Remix: I"m worried about a lot of things, but a recession isn"t one of them

Jim Cramer explains why the worries of a near-term recession are overblown......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyFeb 12th, 2019

Economic Report: Initial jobless claims fall 19,000 to 234,000, return near post-recession lows

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in early February fell back toward recent post-recession lows after a holiday-related spike pushed them to a 16-month high at the end of last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

NewsWatch: Only China can save earnings for Wall Street (and the world): Bank of America

Our call of the day comes at the end of a short, and not sweet, week for stocks as growth worries and shutdown woes linger. China is the only thing that can save a global earnings recession, says Bank of America......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2019

Need to Know: Only China can save earnings for Wall Street (and the world): Bank of America

Our call of the day comes at the end of a short, and not sweet, week for stocks as growth worries and shutdown woes linger. China is the only thing that can save a global earnings recession, says Bank of America......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2019

Shutdown in U.S., slowing growth in China fuel concerns over global economy

Problems in China, the United States and Europe caused worries in Davos, although a recession is not thought to be imminent......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 21st, 2019

Concerns about global economy grow

Problems in China, the U.S. and Europe cause worries in Davos, though a recession is not thought to be imminent......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 21st, 2019

Fed"s Powell Affirms Flexible Rate Outlook

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the central bank would be patient in raising interest rates this year after global growth worries gripped financial markets in recent weeks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: Here’s how a recession could happen in 2019 — and why it almost certainly won’t

A stock-market thumping and global slowdown triggered fresh worries about a recession at the end of 2018, but don’t be alarmed: Hardly anyone thinks the U.S. economy will go into a tailspin this year. Here’s why......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2019

Economic Preview: The strong U.S. jobs market is the biggest bulwark against recession in 2019

Stocks have tumbled, worries about a recession have grown and the government is partly closed because of yet another political stalemate. But the U.S. jobs market still shows an economy with plenty of oomph......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 2nd, 2019

In High-Tech Cities, No More Potholes, but What About Privacy?

Cities, including some far from the coasts, are vying to use technology to guide services. But the race toward "smart cities" is raising privacy worries......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 1st, 2019

Here’s what worries Wall Street more than a recession

Investors’ reaction to early December jobs report spoke to their fears, writes Mark Hulbert......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 25th, 2018

Here"s What Worries Wall Street More Than a Recession

Investors’ reaction to early December jobs report spoke to their fears.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 25th, 2018

FA Center: Here’s what worries Wall Street more than a recession

Investors’ reaction to early December jobs report spoke to their fears, writes Mark Hulbert......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 24th, 2018

It"s Time To Buy Bank Stocks; Recession Worries Are Overblown

It"s Time To Buy Bank Stocks; Recession Worries Are Overblown.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaDec 20th, 2018