Economic Measures Recession

  • The central bank maintained its view that Japan's economy, the world's third largest, will continue to expand at a modest pace. Yet the rising pressure on global growth from a trade war between the United States and China- Japan's biggest trading partners- has many analysts wary about the outlook. "Japan's economy is likely to continue on an expanding trend...

  • Recession possible in the next 6 to 18 months, says strategist

    Jeff Kleintop, Charles Schwab chief global strategist, and Jim Paulsen, Leuthold Group chief investment strategist, join "Squawk on the Street" to discuss recession risks and the market

  • LONDON, Jan 21- Hedge funds have started to accumulate bullish positions in crude oil and diesel once more, amid rising optimism about the outlook for the global economy in 2019.. But it comes amid increasing optimism among investors about a future trade deal between the United States and China that could help avert a feared recession. S&P 500 share index by 14...

  • TOKYO, Jan 21- Chances that Japan will slide into a recession this coming fiscal year have grown over the past three months, a Reuters poll of economists found, pressured by a global economic slowdown and U.S.- China trade friction. Economists said while Japan will probably manage to avoid a recession in the year starting in April, growing 0.8 percent, the outlook...

  • *Crises to keep Trump, Macron, May away from Davos. MILAN, Jan 17- An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. Donald Trump, who stole the Davos limelight last year with a rare appearance by a...

  • *Crises to keep Trump, Macron, May away from Davos. MILAN, Jan 17- An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. Outside the G7, the leaders of Russia and India are shunning Davos, while China- whose...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday as the single currency was pushed lower by worries about the euro zone economy, while sterling was strong ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Earlier this week, data showed Germany barely escaped a recession in the second half of 2018 and European Central...

  • TOKYO, Jan 16- The Bank of Japan is expected to cut its inflation forecasts at next week's rate review, sources say, a sign slumping oil prices and a darkening global economic outlook are heightening challenges for hitting its ambitious 2 percent target. But the BoJ is likely to maintain its upbeat assessment that Japan's economy will keep expanding moderately...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- The euro slipped against the dollar and the pound on Wednesday as worries about the outlook of the euro zone economy weighed on the single currency while sterling edged higher before a no-confidence vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's government. Prime Minister Theresa May's government faced the vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of...

  • Jim Cramer

    "A lot of stocks are trading down as if we are going to have a big recession, and we're not going to have a big recession," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • LONDON, Jan 14- Hedge fund managers show signs of having completed their recent sale of crude and refined fuels, with positions edging up slightly in the first week of the new year, amid hopes a recession can be averted. Oil prices have bounced off their recent lows, the U.S. dollar has weakened against most other major currencies and expectations of a trade deal...

  • LONDON, Jan 14- Hedge fund managers show signs of having completed their recent sale of crude and refined fuels, with positions edging up slightly in the first week of the new year, amid hopes a recession can be averted. Oil prices have bounced off their recent lows, the U.S. dollar has weakened against most other major currencies and expectations of a trade deal...

  • No 'good reason' to expect a recession anytime soon: Economist

    David Mann of Standard Chartered Bank says an "unsustainable credit boom" usually precedes a recession, but the U.S. economy has not really been "booming."

  • Jan 11- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, in his early days on the U.S. central bank's board of governors, argued frequently and forcefully for an end to the bond purchases undertaken to support the recovery from the financial crisis, transcripts of policy meetings from 2013 released on Friday showed. Powell, who joined the board in May 2012 when Ben...

  • The risk of recession is not as high as the market thinks:

    Patrick Kaser of Brandywine Global says there is a "tug-of-war" between market participants' perception that there's a high risk of recession, and data that doesn't suggest so.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday stressed again that the U.S. central bank can be patient in approving any further rate increases as officials gauge whether the U.S. economy will slow this year, as some in financial markets worry, or continue motoring ahead as the Fed itself expects. "Especially with inflation low and under...

  • Jan 10- Macy's Inc shares plunged 18 percent on Thursday after the department store operator slashed its full-year profit and sales forecast on the back of an anemic holiday season, sending a chill through the wider retail sector. "It looks like the consumer is in good shape but generally there are signs of some slowing in the economy," said Ken Perkins, founder of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday stressed again the U.S. central bank can be patient in approving any further rate increases as officials gauge whether the U.S. economy will slow this year, as some in financial markets worry, or continue motoring ahead as the Fed itself expects. "Especially with inflation low and under...

  • Jan 10- Macy's Inc shares plunged 18 percent on Thursday after the department store operator slashed its full-year profit and sales forecast on the back of an anemic holiday season, sending a chill through the wider retail sector. "It looks like the consumer is in good shape but generally there are signs of some slowing in the economy," said Ken Perkins, founder of...

  • Komal Sri-Kumar, President of Sri-Kumar Global Strategies, Inc. speaks on the set of Power Lunch

    The market is "yanking the Fed's chain" by telling central bankers to stop increasing short-term rates, says macroeconomic forecaster Komal Sri-Kumar.