Tag: economics

What if the UK just leaves?

By Pawan Naidu After securing an extension earlier this year, the U.K. is now scheduled to leave the EU on Oct. 31. Even though Parliament voted not to leave the union without a deal, Prime […]

Yield Curve: The Little Line That Could

In 1980 the US economy went into a recession. But that recession actually could have been predicted, if a very specific little line was taken into consideration. The yield curve has predicted every recession since the 1950s.

Is Another Economic Recession Just Around the Corner?

The strong economy is one of the key arguments the Trump campaign is using during its reelection efforts. There have been some recent news that suggest that not only is the economy slowing down, but the U.S. might be headed for a recession. If a recession hits before the 2020 election, the president will have an uphill climb to earn a second term.

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Trade Wars: A Dangerous Gamble

By Teodor Teofilov

Trade wars have wide implications and may change the world economic order. What will be the effects of Trumps escalating tariff tit-for-tat with China? History may hold some of the answers.

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exPLAINers of the Week June 4-10

By the Perfectly Plain Staff

We scour the depths of the media to bring you, our dear readers, what the best explainer pieces are each week.