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Double Dip Recession

We're in a One-and-a-Half Dip Recession

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

The 1.5-dip recession should cause deficit hawks to stop squawking about long-term future debt, blue-dog Democrats to stop acting like Republicans, and mainstream Democrats to get some backbone.

Jobs for America

Tom Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Donohue

Instead of continuing their partnership with the business community and embracing proven ideas for job creation, Congress and the administration attacked and demonized key industries.

Double Dip Media Frenzy: Voice Your Own Opinion Here

Ben Mangan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Mangan

If you are already nervous about what's to come for the economy, following the press on this issue will only exacerbate your anxiety. And if you aren't anxious yet, you will be soon if you keep reading.

What's Really Going on With the Economy?

Garrett Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Garrett Johnson

The whispers on Wall Street lately have been the feared "double-dip." There is a much louder chorus of people proclaiming that we are only looking at a "slow-down."

Make Room For Gloom and Doom

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Long-standing members of the end-of-the-world brigade are once again shouting from the rooftops, spouting one doomsday scenario after another.

Slouching Towards a Double-Dip or a Lousy Recovery at Best

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

The economy is still in the gravitational pull of the Great Recession and all the booster rockets for getting us beyond it are failing. The odds of a double-dip are increasing.

Republicans Push for a Double-Dip Recession

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Samuels

It is clear from recent legislative actions that the Republicans in Congress want to ensure large electoral gains in November by undermining any possible economic recovery.

High Speed Rail in America: Hope We Can Believe in

Chris Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Matthews

France has the TGV; China is building its rapid rail system. It's time the United States joined the movement. We need to go back to the future and become a country that builds things.

Double-Dip Recession Self-Imposed

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

Worsening economy and possible double-dip recession will be self imposed not just economically driven. Clearly the economy continues to be soft at bes...

2010 Recovery Could Be a Mirage

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Whether we get another recession before year end is anybody's guess. But the 27 million unemployed Americans will tell you it's already here.

Double-Dip Recession Coming? Second Downturn Could Be Getting More Likely (POLL)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Fed chief Ben Bernanke said last week that the economic recovery "won't feel terrific," he may have been on to something. Whether we're technical...

Why We Are Moving Toward a Recessionary Era, and Why Keynes is Being Exhumed

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

John Maynard Keynes is being exhumed because his Depression-era worry about inadequate demand is once again the nation's central economic problem.

Double Dip Recession Is on the Global Economic Menu

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Double dip recession lies ahead, which will likely transform the global economic crisis into a full-blown synchronized depression.

Why We're Falling Into a Double-Dip Recession

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

The job numbers show that, in the short term, we need more stimulus -- especially extended unemployment benefits and aid to state and local governments. But the deficit crazies in the Senate last week shot that down.

Drowning In Debts And Deficits

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

As long as government continues to hog most of the available credit, it's going to be increasingly difficult--and sometimes nearly impossible--for most businesses and consumers to get their share of much needed funds.

Nouriel Roubini: Poor Economic Data Is Leading To A Double-Dip Recession | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A slew of poor economic data over the past two weeks suggests that the U.S. economy is headed for a U-shaped recovery--at best--in 2010. The macro new...

Whither FInancial Reform: Why Don't They Get It

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

The people in the know know that nothing has been fixed, know that all the stimuli have barely been stimulated, and that the new jobs bill will never generate the number of jobs that are needed.

The 'R' Word Is Far From Dead

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Over the past month or so, talk of a double-dip recession has all but disappeared. But I've come across a trio of sharp economists who argue it's too soon to come to such a happy conclusion. Each, in fact, holds the view one could be looming on the horizon.

On the Sovereign Debt Crisis

Edward Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edward Harrison

In a sovereign debt crisis, the central government's debt become so high that everyone knows they cannot possibly tax the population enough to cover their expenses and service it.

NYT: The 'Great Ambiguity' In Economic Data | PETER S. GOODMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Signs of revival on the factory floor emerged in the United States and Asia on Monday, fueling exultant buying on Wall Street and reinforcing a sense ...

Nouriel Roubini's Financial Times Interview: Double-Dip Recession Still A Risk

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Are we in for a double-dip recession? Economist Nouriel Roubini, the president of RGE Monitor who's often referred to as "Dr. Doom," recently sat down...

Roubini: Risk Of Double-Dip Recession Is Rising

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

T he global economy is starting to bottom out from the worst recession and financial crisis since the Great Depression. In the fourth quarter of 200...

Doing More For Less

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

If we are working fewer hours, getting lower wages and unable to borrow more, what comes next? New BLS data seriously questions the strength and endurance of the present economic rally.

Fear of A Double Dip Recession

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen C. Rose

The enemies remain the car, the superhighway, the notion of endless oil and the willingness to grit teeth and accept the constraints of what passes for life in metrosprawl.

U.S. Risks A Second Recession

Reuters | Emily Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy appears destined for several years of weak growth and high unemployment that leave it vulnerable to a recessio...