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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

Markets Rebound, Growth Fears Overblown

Wall Street strategists work to calm equity investors, saying their worries over the economy are overdone. $SPY, $JPM, $GS JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) argues that the risk of an economic recession is “overpri.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 10th, 2018

Dow Jones industrial average drops as trade fight, oil price and recession worries mount

Investors hoping for stability after the Dow Jones industrial average's nearly 800-point fall Tuesday, instead saw the stock gauge plunge.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 6th, 2018

Dow Jones industrial average drops as trade fight, oil price, and recession worries mount

Investors hoping for stability after the Dow Jones industrial average's nearly 800-point fall Tuesday, instead saw the stock gauge plunge.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 6th, 2018

World stocks hit by Wall Street, U.S. yield curve double whammy

Worries about U.S. bond markets signalling an impending recession and a still rumbling trade war between the world's two biggest economies sent European shares sinking further on Wednesday after a 3 percent drop on Wall Street. Francis Maguire reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 5th, 2018

World stocks slip on doubts over trade truce, worries of slowing growth

A key gauge of world equity markets fell on Tuesday as hopes faded for a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade spat, while a flattening Treasury yield curve sparked recession warning signs that weighed on the U.S. dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump blames Mnuchin for Powell’s Fed interest rate policy

The Wall Street Journal reports President Trump is unhappy with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, because his Federal Reserve chairman pick has been raising interest rates, a move Trump worries will jeopardize his 2020 chances.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 24th, 2018

Here"s what 13 experts are saying about the next recession

Concerns over the trade war, the Federal Reserve raising interest rates and tech stocks facing volatility has thrown the market into one wild roller coaster ride. Thirteen experts weigh in on why they don't see a recession for at least another year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2018

German Economy Shrinks, Raising Recession Worry

Germany's gross domestic product has contracted for a quarter, which raises questions about how enduring a recovery of Europe's economy will be at the end of 2018 and into 2019......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 14th, 2018

Apple"s Universe Should Brace for a Recession

News from an Apple supplier hints at weaker demand for iPhones, underscoring how sales are becoming more cyclical, and raising the likelihood of a slowdown like those that periodically hit areas such as auto manufacturing......»»

Category: topSource: barronsNov 13th, 2018

China Confronts Something Far Worse Than A Recession – Bank of America

China’s real growth rate has weakened, raising fears among investors that one of world’s largest economies may be on the cusp of a dramatic slowdown. But, China is headed for someth.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 2nd, 2018

Fed"s Powell says short-term U.S. recession risks are not high

The U.S. economy does not face a large chance of a recession in the next two years and the Federal Reserve plans to keep gradually raising interest rates, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 28th, 2018

Some Investors Want a Recession in Turkey

For some foreign investors, recession would be the best thing that could happen to Turkey—based on a view that a shrinking economy is one of the few things that could damp high inflation, and that raising interest rates isn’t enough......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

Ten years after financial crisis: Is corporate debt the next bubble?

Corporate debt could be the next bubble to spark a financial crisis and recession. Worries are mounting 10 years after.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 14th, 2018

Futures Movers: Oil prices rise amid hurricane fears, OPEC data

U.S. oil prices early Wednesday trade higher as Hurricane Florence was barreling toward the East Coast, boosting demand for crude and raising worries about disruptions to gasoline flows and pipelines in the region......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

Futures Movers: Oil prices rise amid hurricane fears, ahead of OPEC inventory report

U.S. oil prices early Wednesday trade higher as Hurricane Florence was barreling toward the East Coast, boosting demand for crude and raising worries about disruptions to gasoline flows and pipelines in the region......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

Fed"s Bullard warns of recession risk in raising rates

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard on Friday raised new alarm bells over the U.S. central bank's plan to keep raising interest rates, warning that even one more rate hike could set the stage for recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims drop again, back near post-recession low

Initial jobless claims, a tracker of sorts for layoffs in the U.S., fell in early August and returned near a postrecession low......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 16th, 2018

Chinese Tech Stocks Extend Slide On Earnings, Macro Worries

Signals of a possible earnings recession triggered negative reaction among Chinese tech stocks, sending them lower for the second straight session Wednesday.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 15th, 2018

China soybean prices spike as trade war worries feed supply fears

China's soybean and soymeal prices jumped the most since 2008 as data showing a drop in soybean imports stirred supply concerns as a bitter trade dispute between Washington and Beijing plays out......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2018