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A notoriously bearish hedge fund manager is more convinced than ever a crash is coming — and has pushed his short bets to a record

Fund manager Russell Clark is betting against the record-long bull market, as interest rate cuts and easing trade tensions send stocks higher.
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I was too scared to invest during the last recession, but I won’t be making that mistake again

Back in 2008, the author was working as a cashier and was afraid to put any of her disposable income into the stock market.

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman reportedly calls recession fears ‘overblown.’ The firm’s chief strategist warns one may hit next year.

"The current government has been good for the business community, and for economic confidence," CEO Stephen Schwarzman told Financial News.

The quickest way to spot a recession, according to new research by a Federal Reserve economist

A more timely indicator and payment distribution to households once it flashes could insulate the economy from some of the consequences of a slowdown.

We just got the latest sign of a downturn in US manufacturing — the opposite of what Trump’s trade wars were supposed to accomplish

The manufacturing sector accounts for 11% of gross domestic product but is deeply intertwined with broader parts of the economy.

Former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan doesn’t expect a recession to arrive anytime soon — and uses one stat to argue his position

Greenspan cited the ratio of capital spending to cash flow, arguing that companies are still confident enough in the economy to continue investing.
Trump's tariffs could affect automakers like Ford. There is a lot of aluminum in the F-150 pickup.

The automotive industry has not reached ‘peak car’ as some analysts suggest. Here’s what’s really going on.

Even if a recession appears, automakers have ridden out downturns for a century and generally seen sales recover.

Hong Kong enters its first recession in a decade after months of protests

The protests are "exacerbating an already-weak economy" by harming the retail, tourism, and restaurant sectors, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said.
Hong Kong has been rocked by increasingly violent protests over the past four months.

Hong Kong to enter recession after protests destroyed retailers and brought the city’s tourist industry to its knees

Hong Kong is set to record its second consecutive quarter of economic growth, which is a technical recession.

The market’s favorite recession indicator has stopped flashing red. But the Duke professor who created it told us everyone should still be prepa...

Duke professor Campbell Harvey thinks the economic growth landscape is troubling enough to worry about, even if the yield curve curve has uninverted.