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Are We Heading for a Global Recession?

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A TV screen shows the numbers after the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.  (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Financial analysts believe markets could be heading into a recession due to the emergence of a key recession indicator in the U.S. bond market last Wednesday. While consumer confidence remains high, turbulent stock markets and the U.S.’s protracted tariff war with China have raised concerns with investors. Forum takes a closer look at the state of the U.S. economy, and the likelihood of a global recession.

Guests:

Vijay Vaitheeswaran, U.S. Business editor, The Economist

Laura Veldkamp, professor of Finance, Columbia University's Graduate School of Business

Michelle Singletary, personal finance columnist, The Washington Post

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