recession

The latest Dallas Federal Reserve manufacturing report for Texas has atrocious numbers, showing just how bad things are in the region.
Jon C. Ogg
If there is one type of job that is supposed to be considered “safe” and “essential” it would probably be a government job. What if government jobs in this instant recession...
Jon C. Ogg
When the Conference Board released its Leading Economic Index on Friday, it showed the largest single monthly decline in the index's 60-year history.
Jon C. Ogg
Investors have begun trying to position themselves for the rest of 2020 in a post-bull market climate. One haven for investors throughout good times and hard times has been companies with safe and...
Jon C. Ogg
It should now be little or no surprise that the United States is in a recession, and it should not be a surprise that the forecasters are calling for a "contractionary state" for the first half of...
Jon C. Ogg
Unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions. The Federal Reserve, Treasury and even politicians in America have managed to forge together bailout and rescue packages to fight the COVID-19...
Jon C. Ogg
It was a difficult mental and physical transition to move from an 11 year raging bull market to an instant recession and bear market in 2020. The stock market has to lose 10% for a “stock...
Jon C. Ogg
The World Gold Council announced on Wednesday that inflows into gold ETFs rose sharply in March. It was not just the United States driving gold.
Jon C. Ogg
Despite the government aid coming for payroll protection, many small and independent business owners are now worried that they may never recover from the coronavirus-triggered recession.
Jon C. Ogg
Unemployment skyrocketed and payrolls began a major retreat in March. Sadly, the reported numbers are just the start as they did not include the most recent data.
Jon C. Ogg
The number of people who travel by air on a given day has dropped by as much as 80%. That begs the question of whether the United States needs four big carriers.
Douglas A. McIntyre
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
A fresh research report from Credit Suisse identifies two food service distributor stocks that have been hit extremely hard yet still have attractive long-term prospects.
Jon C. Ogg
Sometimes it's just the relative performance that really matters to investors. Imagine saying, "Gee, that's great because it's only down 10% in this awful stock market."
Jon C. Ogg
24/7 Wall St. has looked at the preliminary expectations for this week's unemployment and payrolls data. Some of the data seem drastic, but some of the absolute percentages and drops are likely to...
Jon C. Ogg