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How Bad will the Next Recession Be?

We all know another recession is coming eventually. It’s part of the natural business cycle. The real question though, is how bad will the next recession be? Can we expect something as bad as the 2008 recession?

The short answer is most likely not. Overall, the 2008 recession was “generally terrible”. A typical recession will see a 30% drop in the S&P, while the 2008 recession saw around a 50-60% drop. We also saw a huge hit on GDP in 2008, 5.1 percentage points. In the past, we…

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“The federal reserve should get our interest rates down to zero or less” trump tweeted. Federal bank has cut interest rates for third time in a row now. But still president Trump insists Fed to go zero or negative interest rates. He mentioned in his tweed that we should pay less interest than our others.

With negative interest rates, people should pay interest to keep their savings safely in banks. It was introduced by Danish bank followed by eurozone, Switzerland, Japan and Sweden to…

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"Puerto Rico Prepares for Luxury Shopping Amid Recession"

The Mall of San Juan pictured below on September 16, 2014 with the Ernesto Ramos Antonini housing project directly behind it.

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On March 26, 2015 The Mall of San Juan opened its doors in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The island which is a commonwealth of the United…

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