Factors Blurring The Likelihood Of A Recession

Published Friday, November 4, 2022 at: 7:25 PM EDT

The pace of job creation is still strong, and the unemployment rate remains near its all-time low, despite aggressive Federal Reserve rate hikes to slow the economy and stop inflation. But the latest economic data offers a blurry picture of whether there will be a recession, how long it will last and how deep it will be. The U.S. government responded to the Covid-19 pandemic with about $10 trillion in stimulus payments to individuals and businesses between March 2020 and April 2021. The massive stimulus prevented financial panic and an economic depression following the partial shutdown of the economy. It is...

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