Fed Cuts Interest Rates Again in ‘Insurance’ Move
“We took this step to help keep the economy strong in the face of global developments and to provide some insurance against ongoing risks."
Operations Leaders Are Pessimistic on Recession
More so than other executives, COOs and supply chain leaders expect an economic downturn, causing significant harm to the business, within 18 months.
IMF Warns of $19 Trillion Corporate Debt Risk
Accommodative monetary stimulus has encouraged financial risk-taking, leading to “worrisome” levels of debt with poor credit quality, the Fund says.
Most CFOs See U.S. Recession by Q3 2020
A Duke University/CFO survey highlights growing pessimism about the economy despite record low unemployment and strong consumer spending.
Germany’s Economy Shrinks as Exports Struggle
The country is feeling the effects of trade conflicts and global uncertainty.
Survey Sees Cautious Investor Sentiment
Institutional investors and analysts express concerns on geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy.
Brazil’s 0.2% GDP Drop Fans Recession Fears
"There is a very real risk of contraction, which would take the country into a technical recession," an economist warns.
Smart Moves to Make Now Ahead of a Recession
Seize the day and think of a recession as the best time to pass competitors, says Bain & Co.
CFOs Revise Recession Projections
Finance chiefs still think an economic downturn is coming, but not until 2020, finds the first-quarter Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey.
Treasury Yields ‘Invert’ in Possible Recession Sign
"Yield curves are responding to what they see, to what I believe is a global economic slowdown," a portfolio manager says.
Execs’ Optimism About Economy Drops to 34%
Trade tensions and the China slowdown "have contributed to a sense of uncertainty and pessimism about the global economy," AICPA says.