Items Tagged with 'Recession'

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  • Expert: Fed will cut interest rates in 2020

    But expect 4 more rate hikes before then
    Most experts are expecting a total of four rate hikes in 2018, followed by two or three more in 2019. In 2020, however, that could all change. One expert predicted that not only could the economy slow, but the Fed will even cut interest rates in 2020.
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  • Former Fed chair: Our economy is going off a cliff in 2020

    U.S. getting a stimulus at the wrong moment
    Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke confirmed what many experts are already predicting: The next recession is less than two years away. Despite the various reasons economists attribute as the cause for the next recession, they all agree on one thing: it’s just around the corner. Economists expect it will occur by 2020, if not sooner.
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  • Zillow: Experts expect the next recession by 2020

    Here’s what will trigger it
    A recession is on the horizon, according to many experts, and could show its face as soon as the end of this decade. The last recession came as the result of the housing crisis back in 2008, but now the housing market continues to return to its cyclical highs. But it won’t be housing that brings the U.S. back in to a recession this time.
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  • CoreLogic: Housing market nearly recovered from recession

    An in-depth look at the real estate economy since 2006
    CoreLogic released a report outlining the real estate economy from 2006 to 2017, showing that the housing market has nearly completely recovered from the recent recession. During the recession, home prices fell 33% nationwide, hitting their lowest in March 2011. Since then, home prices have risen once again by 51%. But some states are still struggling to return to their pre-recession price levels.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Leadership shake-up coming to the NY Fed?

    Plus, NAR kicks off in the Windy City
    Get the latest on leadership changes at the Fed(s). Plus, Financial analyst Gary Shilling says the Fed has to get out of the forecasting business. Also, the National Association of Realtors annual convention is underway in Chicago. What's on their mind? All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Here’s the real state of the housing market

    Is a recession on the horizon?
    Three of the mortgage industry’s leading economists joined together at MBA Secondary in New York City to discuss the current state of the housing market. They addressed key issues such as, is a recession on the horizon? How many times will the Fed raise rates this year? And is San Francisco in a housing bubble?
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  • 8 years and counting: Economy could set record with no recession in sight

    FOMC could raise rates more than anticipated in 2017
    The economy is currently enjoying its third longest period without a recession, and is well on its way to setting a new record. CUNA Mutual Group’s chief economist explains what economists are forecasting over the next two years, and why the FOMC’s decisions in 2017 could change everything.
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  • Americans fail basic financial literacy test

    Didn’t learn anything from housing crisis apparently
    It would seem Americans didn’t learn from their mistakes during the housing crisis. In fact, they know less today than they did in 2009, as less of the population is able to pass even a simple financial literacy test.
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  • All banks passed their stress tests

    Here's how they fared
    The stress test results just came in, and 33 banks shows they could undergo the Fed’s tests. For some banks, this is a welcome result after failing the tests several times before. Here’s how they all fared in the tests.
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