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Thu Feb 14, 2019, 02:16 PM

These Are the Signs a U.S. Recession May Be Coming


By Scott Lanman and Katia Dmitrieva
February 14, 2019, 12:00 AM EST

As headwinds spanning trade wars to slowing global growth buffet the U.S. economy, talk of a possible recession is picking up, leaving investors sifting through reams of data for clues.

While almost all economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect growth to stay positive this year -- which would crown the current expansion the longest on record, at more than 10 years -- the risk of a recession is seen at a six-year high. In fact, more than three-quarters of corporate chief financial officers expect one by the end of 2020.

Meanwhile, it’s getting harder to avoid prominent voices talking about the possibility of a contraction these days, such as Nobel laureates Paul Krugman and Robert Shiller.

There’s no single indicator that would predict or determine a recession -- though some may come close -- but here are a few major data points and what they’re showing now:

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-14/what-indicators-to-monitor-for-signs-a-u-s-recession-is-coming?srnd=premium

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RCW2014 Feb 14 OP
oldenuff35 Feb 14 #1
Jack Burton Feb 14 #2
RCW2014 Feb 14 #3
imwithfred Feb 14 #4

Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2019, 02:28 PM

1. The collective irrational propaganda/lie generating socialist imagination is still going strong

So we have today's lies covered now. Time to make up the net one.

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Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2019, 02:31 PM

2. They happen periodically.

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Response to Jack Burton (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 14, 2019, 02:35 PM

3. Of course there will be a recession, just a matter of time(ing). I'm seeing some signs here

locally with the customers in my store. Not working the overtime they were a year ago but although there have been layoffs by Ford/GM, no one locally have been laid-off.

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Response to Jack Burton (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 14, 2019, 03:17 PM

4. ".....They happen periodically....."

You forget where you're at, though, sir.

You're mingling with a bunch of people who think that if Hilda or Bernie were president, there'd be no such thing; everything would be roses and nectar, a big rock candy mountain, all in the world that is bad banished, free abortions for all, nobody obligated to work, free drugs for all, &c., &c., &c.

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