Tag Archives: recession

June jobs report: Will it put an end to recession fears?

Will the jobs report shock?Thursday, 7 Jul 2016 | 5:00 PM ET|04:34 The best of times may be over for now for job seekers, even though June’s critical employment report should show a substantial spring back in hiring, and the labor market remains fairly strong. Friday’s employment report is expected to show a rebound to 175,000 nonfarm payrolls, from May’s ... Read More »

Top investor Malik: Don’t bet on a recession

Saira Malik, head of global active equity portfolio management for TIAA-CREF, believes the U.S. is not at risk of a recession. Instead, she’s using the pullback in the market this year to get long a group of stocks she thinks will outperform in the months ahead. “We aren’t worried about a recession at the present time as we believe developed ... Read More »

An industrial recession may be engulfing America

The U.S. economy may have an industrial-sized problem. In their earnings calls, several companies have warned of an industrial or manufacturing recession. And economic data appear to be lending additional credence to their concerns, given weak manufacturing activity in January and markedly slow durable goods orders in December. “We don’t have enough data to know” that the U.S. is heading ... Read More »

Cashin: US could slip into a recession

Worried about the U.S. economy? UBS’ Art Cashin said you should be. “If corporations start to pull back and say ‘I don’t want to advance anything; I don’t want to hire anybody,’ we could slide into a recession,” Cashin told CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” on Tuesday. Earnings season unofficially began last week, with Alcoa posting mixed quarterly results. Since then, a ... Read More »

Cramer: Extreme valuations point to a recession

Jim Cramer likes to look at the market from all perspectives. That means listening to the fears of investors and interpreting what drastic valuations could mean for the future of stocks — not just what the charts like the VIX are indicating. “Take, for example, some of the extreme valuations of the market. And when I say extreme, I am ... Read More »