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Is a recession coming to the US? Here’s what to watch for

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Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago and stock markets, while wobbly, are close to record highs, but a shadow looms It’s 10 years since the great recession and by many measures the US economy is still booming. Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago, stock markets, while wobbly, are close to record highs, consumer confidence is high and shoppers keep shopping. And yet there is a shadow over America. A chorus of economists are warning that the chances of a recession are growing. The Trump administration’s trade war with China is taking its toll abroad and there are now signs it’s coming home. This week
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