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Goldman Sachs Says U.S. Can Still Avoid a Recession

According to Goldman Sachs, a soft landing is still possible despite ongoing recession fears and interest rate hikes by the Fed.

72% of Economists Predict a Recession Next Year — If We're Not Already in One

There's "less clarity than usual about the outlook," according to the National Association of Business Economics.

Why the Stock Market Has Been So Volatile in 2022

How to understand the factors that have led to this volatility and recent bear market behavior.

Anthony DeGalbo

To Fight Sky-High Inflation, the Federal Reserve Just Raised Interest Rates Three Times Faster Than Usual — And the Most Since 1994

The increase marks an escalation of the central bank's effort to cool the highest inflation since 1981.

Ben Winck

Billionaire Investor Warns U.S. Economy Could Face 'Serious Problems' If Fed Doesn't Hike Rates Within the Year

Investor Sam Zell voiced disapproval of the Fed's decision to raise interest rates by 50-basis points, saying the economy could be in trouble if they don't hike rates up to 100.

The Fed's "Do Nothing" Strategy Proves Costly

At a time when Americans are tightening wallets, the Fed should take its cues from the families who are pinching pennies to make ends meet.

John Burnett

The Real-Estate Game Is Changing Fast. Are You Ready to Win?

Supply-chain issues and resulting inflation may soon prompt rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. Here's what savvy property investors can do in response.

Ari Chazanas

Surging Inflation Could See Millions of American Households Paying $3,500 in Additional Expenses This Year: Report

PWBM, a nonpartisan research-based initiative, estimates that the historic levels of inflation will require the average U.S. household to spend around $3,500 more in 2021 to achieve the same level of consumption of goods and services as in 2019 or 2020.

The Epoch Times

Goldman Sachs Predicts Fed Will Raise Rates Faster Due to Persistent Inflation

Goldman Sachs is predicting that persistently high inflation will force the Fed to roll back stimulus more aggressively.

More Supply Chain Disruption and Pandemic Flare-Ups Key Risks to Economy in 2022: Poll

About one-quarter of 171 economists responding to a question about key risks to the global economic recovery said more supply chain disruptions or upticks in COVID-19 infections were the top risks.

The Epoch Times

Federal Reserve: Businesses Say Vaccine Mandates Are Hurting Employment

The Fed's so-called Beige Book noted that the U.S. economy has been "dampened by a low supply of workers," partially due to vaccine mandates.

The Epoch Times

Jobless Claims Rise Above Expectation to Highest Level in a Month

First-time filings for unemployment insurance-a proxy for layoffs-came in at 351,000 for the week ending Sept. 18, a rise of 16,000 from the previous week's revised level of 335,000.

The Epoch Times