Is a recession coming or not? Here's what to look for in the economic data
There’s an old saying that a watched pot never boils, and that description seems to apply to recession risks right now.
Americans have been awaiting, and fearing, an economic downturn all year, and yet a prolonged slump still hasn’t arrived. It now seems highly unlikely that a recession will materialize before 2023, and maybe not even then.
Part of the problem: A lot of us are watching the wrong pots heat up.
Each time a negative economic report comes out, it fans the flames of recessionary worry, but a lot of...