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  • Beware the Double Dip . . . Just Not Yet
    A Tale of Four Double-Duty Indicators
  • 07-Jul-2010
  • Is a double-dip recession unavoidable? Since the current US economic expansion began, some people have been insisting that the US economy will fall back into recession in light of the hurdles it faces after enduring one of its most acute financial crises. However, the likelihood of a double-dip recession is very low and, even if it can’t be completely discarded, none of the indicators that normally support such a conclusion are present: no interest rate rise, no yield curve inversion, no oil price increase, and no decay in corporate profits.

  • Regions: United States
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  • Products: Datastream
  • Keywords: economics, GDP, interest rates
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