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Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.
Rick Stone, a former partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, sees treacherous times ahead for family offices trying to deploy cash.
Here's everything you need to know about yield curve inversions, including why Wall Street cares, how they happen, and what comes after for America.
Weakening economic data from Germany and China has stoked concerns of an impending economic slowdown worldwide.
First it was the Federal Reserve. Now it’s the press. Trump wants someone to blame for recession concerns.
Wall Street in turmoil amid recession fears.
The outlook for large fund managers mirrors that of Bank of America's economics team, which recently forecasted a 1-in-3 chance of recession.
China recently allowed its currency to hit an 11-year-low, signaling renewed resilience in the trade conflict.
With the Dow hitting a record growth period in June, doomsayers are predicting that the US will fall into a recession within the next two years, taking global markets with it. But are they right?
Last week Stats SA announced the economy shrank by 3.2% in the first three months of the year, the biggest drop a decade.
The global economy is wobbling and whether it topples over is the big question in financial markets, executive suites and the corridors of power.
Trade tensions over the last week show "25% is not a ceiling on tariffs" and makes business outlooks less certain, wrote Seth Carpenter of UBS.
This month the US yield curve, specifically the difference between the ten- and two-year US Treasury bond yields, turned negative.
President Trump has boasted about the strength of the economy, but privately vented against forces he believes are plotting against him.
'So far, US importers have shifted imports away from China to other countries such as Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, India and Mexico,' Maersk said.
Another day, another round of bad news highlighting the risk that the global economy is headed for a serious downturn.
GDP fell by 0.2% between April and June, the worst performance for seven years.
In the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, growth could drop to zero, according to the National Institute for Economic and Social Research.
The risk of a recession will only escalate if tariff threats that the US has used in its engagements with countries like China and Mexico escalate, says an economist.
The odds that the South African economy could experience a technical recession in 2019 are high, according to ratings agency Moody's.
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