Recession on Townhall

Political Calculations - Sat Nov 10

The probability of recession in the U.S. suddenly surged to the 20% level from the 2% level recorded a month earlier. ... more

Phil Kerpen - Fri Nov 2

The economy is limping along at an official 2 percent growth rate - and even that is overstated because it includes a 9.6 percent increase in deficit-financed government spending. We're already in the recession red zone, and the largest tax hike in American history looms January 1 if Congress fails to reach an agreement to cancel it. In this contest, the presidential election boils down to a remarkably simple choice: recession or real recovery. ... more

Washington, DC - Tue Oct 16

The First Lady comments on the state of the union in a radio interview. ... more

Political Calculations - Sun Oct 7

What's important to note is that in a relatively healthy and growing economy, there is very little reason for companies to act to cut their dividends. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Fri Sep 28

I am very comfortable with pegging of the start of the recession in June and I expect more downward revisions in GDP and employment are on the way. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu Sep 27

Political Calculations - Tue Sep 25

We've identified recession territory as being consistent with more than 10 U.S. companies per month acting to cut their dividend payments to investors. ... more

Paul Tracy - Thu Sep 20

While ultra-low rates may have made it cheap for qualified borrowers to borrow money, they're also punishing savers. Yields on most savings accounts and certificates of deposit are well below 1%, and the picture isn't much better overseas. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Mon Sep 17

I specifically point out the opinion of James Beck "The decline year-over-year in these three core transportation indicators suggest a slowing in the economy if not a recession." ... more

Mike Shedlock - Sat Sep 15

Ironically, two consecutive horrendous household surveys following months of weak regional Fed manufacturing surveys was enough for me to say on September 7, 2012 Yes, Virginia, It's a Recession. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Thu Sep 13

100% without a doubt, Canada is in the midst of an immense housing bubble. The Canadian bubble outlasted bubbles in China and Australia. Because it did, I get taunts from Canadian readers all the time. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Sat Sep 8

Yesterday I was asked if the services ISM changed my view about the US being in recession. I responded that I wanted to see today's job report first. Well I have seen it and the report is nothing short of a certified disaster. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Tue Sep 4

Contrary to popular myth, recession does not mean two consecutive quarters of economic contraction. Rather, two consecutive quarters of economic contraction is a sufficient, but not necessary condition. ... more

John C. Goodman - Sat May 26

Did you know the economy is going to fall back into another recession in the first half of next year? That’s the sad news coming from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), in a report released this week. ... more

AP News - Tue May 15

America - Mon May 7

Biden admits that the recession is still ongoing for millions of unemployed. ... more