A Goldman Sachs client poll finds 87% expect Trump to win the next election

2020-01-17 13:48

The banking titan also polled clients on when they expect the next US recession, and their predictions for US stocks and Fed rate cuts.

Another recession looming, warns BUSA, as it slams govt for 'lip service'

2019-12-04 15:15

With GDP for the third quarter contracting by 0.6% and private sector business performance continuing to deteriorate, Business Unity South Africa has called for government to keep its promises.

Caterpillar just flashed the latest warning sign for the global economy

2019-10-23 16:27

The construction equipment titan — a bellwether for global industry — posted a 6% drop in sales and an 8% drop in profit per share.

Is the world economy sliding into first recession since 2009?

2019-10-15 06:00

The global economy is wobbling and whether it topples over is the big question in financial markets, executive suites and the corridors of power.

The ever-escalating trade war with China has brought the US to the brink of recession, a top economist warns

2019-09-04 09:24

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.

Why the inverted US yield curve need not mean a recession is on its way

2019-08-31 18:45

This month the US yield curve, specifically the difference between the ten- and two-year US Treasury bond yields, turned negative.

Trump is convinced there is a conspiracy to distort economic data and exaggerate the prospect of a recession

2019-08-22 08:10

President Trump has boasted about the strength of the economy, but privately vented against forces he believes are plotting against him.

The world's biggest shipping company just put up a red flag that the trade war is crushing the global economy

2019-08-15 14:38

'So far, US importers have shifted imports away from China to other countries such as Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, India and Mexico,' Maersk said.

Recession warnings pile up for the battered global economy

2019-08-14 16:31

Another day, another round of bad news highlighting the risk that the global economy is headed for a serious downturn.

The UK economy unexpectedly shrunk for the first time in 7 years — and the pound is getting clobbered

2019-08-11 12:10

GDP fell by 0.2% between April and June, the worst performance for seven years.


For the first time in US history, a decade will pass without the country falling into a recession

2019-12-09 11:55

The US economy didn't tumble into a recession during 2010s — and experts say the extremely slow recovery itself was a factor.

Hong Kong enters its first recession in a decade after months of protests

2019-10-31 16:57

The protests are "exacerbating an already-weak economy" by harming the retail, tourism, and restaurant sectors, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said.

Trade wars could slow global growth to weakest pace since financial crisis, IMF warns

2019-10-16 11:03

Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.

Why the world's wealthiest families are stockpiling cash

2019-09-27 20:47

Rick Stone, a former partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, sees treacherous times ahead for family offices trying to deploy cash.

The US yield curve is inverted. Here's what that means, and what the implications are for the American economy.

2019-09-03 20:13

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.

Here's why Morgan Stanley thinks the world's biggest economies may be powerless to stop the next recession

2019-08-28 12:17

Weakening economic data from Germany and China has stoked concerns of an impending economic slowdown worldwide.

Trump claims the media is trying to 'crash the US economy'

2019-08-16 11:39

First it was the Federal Reserve. Now it’s the press. Trump wants someone to blame for recession concerns.

Recession fears just hit an 8-year high for the biggest investors on Wall Street

2019-08-13 20:45

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.

A global recession could arrive by early 2020 if the US-China trade war continues, says Morgan Stanley

2019-08-05 19:17

China recently allowed its currency to hit an 11-year-low, signaling renewed resilience in the trade conflict.

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