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Double Dip Recession

Is the Housing Boom in Phoenix Creating Another Bubble?

Anita Verma-Lallian | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Anita Verma-Lallian

The current market portends a promising future for growth of Phoenix. We have survived one of the worst real estate recessions of all times, and now we are moving into time of expansion for housing. In a state that sees sunlight 85 percent of the year, the future of Metro Phoenix's housing market is just as bright!

The Celtic Tiger Is Dead. Long Live The Celtic Tiger.

Ranjit Dighe | Posted 08.20.2013 | College
Ranjit Dighe

Northern Ireland was the perfect place for this week's G8 summit. These meetings are supposed to promote peace and prosperity, and Northern Ireland, s...

Zach Carter

Austerity Politics Puts U.S. On 'Precipice Of Recession' | Zach Carter | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers were stunned Wednesday to learn that the U.S. economy officially dove toward a double-dip recession at the end of 2012, contra...

The 2012 Predictions That Never Came True

CNBC | Ansuya Harjani and Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business

Elections in the world's two largest economies, heightened volatility in financial markets and a continent in crisis - 2012 has been an eventful year ...

Is the Philippines the Next Tiger Economy?

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Richard Javad Heydarian

The Philippines is relishing a strong economic momentum. Amid global fears of a double-dip recession, the Philippines represents a countercyclical story of growth and resilience.

Avoiding a Double-Dip Recession Doesn't Require Extending the Bush Tax Cuts

Andrew Fieldhouse | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Andrew Fieldhouse

The "fiscal cliff" is a terrible metaphor -- it implies an all-or-nothing choice between continuing all current budget policies and running smack into the legislated trajectory for fiscal policy.

Mark Gongloff

Recession Watch Begins | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

Get ready: The ugly May jobs report will revive talk of another recession. Don't believe it. Yet. The "R" word got dropped all over Twitter within ...

How Europe's Double Dip Could Become America's

Robert Reich | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

What's the problem with Europe? Don't blame it on the so-called "debt crisis." There was no debt crisis in Britain, for example, which is now experiencing its first double-dip recession since the 1970s. Blame it on austerity economics.

Recipe for a Double-Dip Recession

Robert Kuttner | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

With the economy just barely on a path to durable recovery, some very dumb fiscal chickens are coming home to roost on January 1 of next year. This grim coincidence is known as the Triple Witching Hour.

Less Chance Of Double Dip Recession, But 2012 Forecast Still Fairly Gloomy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.29.2011 | Business

The economy might avoid a worst-case scenario next year -- but that doesn't mean things are on track to go well. In a poll published Wednesday by C...

Revenues Of U.S. States Back To Pre-Recession Levels

Posted 12.08.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Lisa Lambert) - Total tax revenues of U.S. states returned to pre-recession levels in the 2011 third quarter, a public policy institut...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Crisis In Europe Threatens World Economy | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

As a breakup of the eurozone -- a once seemingly impossible scenario -- becomes increasingly likely, economists are starting to sketch out what a post...

Wealthy, Nervous About Stock Market, Even More Concerned With General Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

Not even the rich feel good about the U.S. economy. A recent survey of affluent investors found that over half of them are pessimistic about the pe...

EU Warns Eurozone May Fall Into 'Deep And Prolonged Recession'

AP | By GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

BRUSSELS -- The European Union warned Thursday that the 17-country eurozone could slip into "a deep and prolonged recession" next year as the debt cri...

New Census Numbers Show Young Adults Are Flocking To D.C.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday, the Washington metropolitan area gained roughly 7,000 people between the ages...

U.S. Ducks Recession For Now

Posted 12.15.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Lucia Mutikani) - Consumers and businesses pulled the sickly U.S. economy back from the brink of recession in the third quarter but do...

OECD Figures Indicate Economy's Future Continues To Darken

Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

(Vicky Buffery) - The outlook for the world's major economies is continuing to darken according to the latest data from the OECD published on Mond...

Double-Dip Recession: How Bad Could It Be?

AP | By BERNARD CONDON | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Are investors overreacting to the prospect of a recession? The slightly better jobs report on Friday notwithstanding, the odds of a reces...

Flat-Lining the Middle Class

Andy Kroll | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics
Andy Kroll

The question on many economists' minds is: Will the U.S. slump into a double-dip recession? In the meantime, the middle class has flat-lined. Life support is nowhere close to arriving.

Stop the Delusion: The 'Double Dip' Is Here

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Wagner

Unless one is in the habit of considering night to be day and down to be up, there really can be no denying that the world is now formally entering a 'double dip' recession.

Dow Sees Worst Week Since 2008

Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones industrial average on Friday suffered its worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008, stung by...

George Soros: U.S. Already In Recession

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

For months, people have been speculating about whether the U.S. economy will enter a double-dip recession. At least one billionaire says the debate is...

Companies Where Employees Are Losing Hope

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Some companies become so badly damaged because of changes in the competitive markets or due to poor management decisions that thei...

GM CEO 'Clearly' Concerned About Possibility Of U.S. Recession

Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

(Kazunori Takada) - Pent-up car demand in the United States and slowing, but still growing sales in China, should soften concerns about the abilit...

Fed Expected To Reach Half A Century Back Into Their Playbook

AP | PAUL WISEMAN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it will shuffle $400 billion of its portfolio to try to drive down long-term interest rates and ...