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Recession Ahead for U.S. Economy; These Two Indicators Say Yes

recessionSome very interesting news (or should I say warnings) to share with my readers today…If you’ve been reading Profit Confidential for some time now, you know I am predicting a recession in late 2015 or early 2016. A recession is technically defined as two consecutive quarters of negative gross domestic product (GDP). We are almost. Read More

U.S. GDP Contracts in 1Q15; Economy Halfway to a Recession This Year

U.S. GDPEarlier this year in Profit Confidential, I wrote that I wouldn’t be surprised to see the U.S. economy enter a recession in 2015. I got a lot of flak here from my fellow economists…even some of my customers thought that prediction was too far off.But, lo and behold; we are already halfway there.On Friday, according to the revised. Read More

Recession in Late 2015 a Strong Possibility as U.S. Economy Slows at Alarming Pace

Recession in Late 2015Is the U.S. economy getting close to a recession? Rising business inventory and slowing consumption say yes.In these pages, I have argued over and over again that consumption data is important; it’s the biggest part of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) calculation. And, currently, consumption in the U.S. economy is stalling. Read More

Interest Rate Hikes May Cause Another Recession

Interest Rates to RiseLow interest rates create an incentive for retail investors, hedge fund managers, and banks to consider riskier assets that offer higher returns. Cheap money also makes it easy to borrow when the return exceeds the cost of borrowing.When short-term interest rates are low and unstable, investors are hesitant to borrow more and leverage. Read More

Global Economy Remains Weak; Another Recession Coming?

Global EconomyIt has been six years since the global economy and U.S. entered the worst recession since the Great Depression. While many are championing the economic recovery, on closer inspection, it looks like history might repeat itself sooner rather than later.U.S. Economy Grows at Slowest Pace Since WWIIThe rate of growth in the U.S has been. Read More

U.S. Economy in Recession Already? Business Inventories Piling Up

U.S. Economy in RecessionIs the U.S. economy in more trouble than we realized? On Wednesday, May 13, the U.S. Census Bureau released the March 2015 Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales report. Sales for March are down 2.1% compared to the same period last year. Business inventories are up 2.9% year-over-year.The total March business inventory-to-sales. Read More

Global Economic Recession 2015: Global Events Pointing to Crisis Ahead

Global Economic Recession in 2015Don’t rule out a global economic recession in 2015. Several global events like China’s real estate market, lower oil prices, the threat of deflation in Europe, and risks in emerging markets could severely slow the pace of the global economy and any potential growth.Chinese Housing Market to Trigger Global Economic Recession?. Read More

U.S. Economy to Enter Recession by 2016?

US Economy recession 2016Don’t buy into the false optimism. While the mainstream media and economists are convinced there’s prosperity, I am concerned the U.S. economy will enter a recession in late 2015 or early 2016.The simple fact is that consumer spending is the biggest factor driving the U.S. economy, and it is presently experiencing its own recession.. Read More

Two Top Recession-Resistant Dental Businesses

Two Top Recession-Resistant Dental BusinessesA lot of stocks don’t get into the headlines, but just because they aren’t an Apple Inc. (AAPL) or Facebook, Inc. (FB), it doesn’t mean they’re not good businesses. In fact, there are two dental businesses that are a great example of this.Virtually everyone wants growth and the equity investing marketplace, which is mostly pooled. Read More

Japan Slides Into Recession Again; U.S. Next?

Japan Slides Into Recession Again; U.S. NextIn the third quarter of 2014, the Japanese economy, the third biggest in the world, fell back into a recession. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP), quarter-over-quarter, declined 0.4% in the third quarter after it declined 1.9% in the second quarter of 2014. The annual GDP growth rate for the Japanese economy now stands at. Read More

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