Tag Archive: economic weakness

Three Reasons Another Recession is Inevitable

Some analysts in recent months have suggested that the U.S. could be headed for another recession. The ongoing U.S./China trade war, fading effects from tax cuts and government spending and an aging expansion are just a few of the reasons cited. Other analysts have suggested that recent economic weakness and market declines are normal and simply some bumps in the road. Whether the next recession hits this year, next or in the next few years, it will arrive. Here are three simple reasons that a... Continue Reading

GDP Outlook Slashed

Investors have been cautious this week ahead of Wednesday’s latest FOMC meeting announcement. With no major surprises, the central bank elected to hold rates steady-at least for now-and eluded to the possibility of another rate hike in September. Kind of like kicking the can down the road… The Fed discussed improving conditions in the labor market and stated “Near-term risks to the economic outlook have diminished.” In other words, markets have recovered from the post Brexit freak out-for now anyway. The Fed has left the... Continue Reading