recession

A US recession on the horizon

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Harry Colvin, Director & Senior Economist at Longview Economics, has some serious concerns about the state of the US and global economies. “CapEx is shrinking, global earnings are shrinking, manufacturing globally is broadly in recession. There’s weakness spreading from emerging markets across the world and it’s feeding back into the... Show More

Nobody wants a recession

Crispin Odey

Nobody wants a recession but sometimes recessions can be better than the alternative policies which not only destroy incentive structures but also create wrong price signalling, which in fact creates more mayhem as production reacts to misleading signalling, and ultimately leads to governments becoming even more involved in the economy.... Show More