GDP

With a recession all but certain in the coming economic reports, it's hard to get excited about some of the economic reports that would have included data ahead of the mass layoffs and furloughs.
Jon C. Ogg
The recession is here, and it looks worse with each new forecast. Now, Standard & Poor's has issued a new update on the coronavirus impact on the global economy.
Jon C. Ogg
The American Hotel and Lodging Association has released its view on COVID-19's impact on the hotel industry, and the projected losses are nothing short of staggering.
Jon C. Ogg
If you have been hoping that formal recession calls due to the coronavirus would not be coming, the time for that hope has ended.
Jon C. Ogg
What is unfolding in the wake of the coronavirus-induced economic panic is starting to feel like a runaway train. The reality is that the population seems to know that things are going to get worse...
Jon C. Ogg
The problem for itchy trigger finger investors with cash to put to work is that there may be the possibility of even more big-time downside risk until an actual bottom is put in.
Lee Jackson
The chance of two consecutive quarters of negative gross domestic product worldwide has spiked due to the effects of the spread of COVID-19.
Douglas A. McIntyre
An Institute for Supply Management survey indicates that three-quarters of companies have reported supply chain disruptions in some capacity as a result of the coronavirus causing transportation...
Jon C. Ogg
The good news, at least for now, even considering the stock market bloodbath that has been seen, is that a recession is not already unavoidable.
Jon C. Ogg
No one questions that COVID-19 will spread considerably in Italy. The nation's gross domestic product, much of which relies on tourism, could be massively damaged this spring.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Two fresh competing looks at U.S. manufacturing data for the month of February would be considered a mixed bag, aside from comparing the data to China.
Jon C. Ogg
One of the biggest concerns in the financial markets at this time is that governments and central banks have few obvious policy tools to help keep their economies going if what was seen in China...
Jon C. Ogg
China released its Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for February and what was expected to be a very bad report showed an even worse reading.
Jon C. Ogg
24/7 Wall St. has collected many outlooks from semi-government entities and independent research reports from the private sector to outline the expected Covid-19 impact in 2020.
Jon C. Ogg
There may not be widespread global recession now, but some economies are more at risk than others. Japan may be at risk of entering a technical recession.
Jon C. Ogg