The author of the 'Sahm Rule' is less worried about rising unemployment this time, even though October's rate was up 0.5% from a recent low...a jump typically associated with the onset of recession.
Consumers kept spending and businesses investing in the first half of the year, leading to healthy growth in the U.S. GDP. But there's still some apprehension about a possible recession. Here's why.
As the U.S. celebrates its birthday with hot dogs and fireworks, the economy continues to grow, the job market is strong, but inflation and rising interest rates are keeping recession fears alive.
The German economy shrank unexpectedly in the first three months of this year, marking the second quarter of contraction that is one definition of recession. High inflation hit consumer spending.
From social security payments to interest rates, a lot hinges on a debt-ceiling deal. Personal finance experts say you should prepare for a possible debt default as you would a recession.
With so many people still working from home, companies are cutting back on office space. That spells trouble for small businesses that depend on foot traffic.
The country's GDP growth is slowing as banks cut back on credit and the Federal Reserve tries to crack down on inflation.
Weeks after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, lenders are getting stingier about making loans. That makes it harder for businesses trying to grow and – and it raises the risk of recession.
Are we in a recession? It seems like a straightforward question, but the data tells conflicting stories.
The markets have rallied this year as investors believe inflation will continue to ease and that the economy will avoid a recession – but it could end in tears.
The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.9% in the final three months of last year — a surprisingly strong finish. But growth is expected to slow in 2023, and possibly even reverse.
From a mild recession to a so-called hard landing, we sift through the wild array of recession predictions.
The layoffs at Google follow similarly huge cuts at Microsoft, Amazon and Salesforce. Tech companies who hired rapidly during the pandemic now face fears of recession.
NPR wants to know if it's becoming harder to pay off outstanding credit card balances these days.
Amazon, Salesforce and Goldman Sachs have also announced cuts during a brutal January for corporate workers.