U.S. Recession: Just A Technicality? [Infographic]

When the U.S. recorded two consecutive quarters of negative growth in Q1 and Q2 of 2022, the Biden administration was quick to point out that this does not necessarily constitute a recession by official definition. While the stance is unsatisfying, government analysts might have a point.

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Analysis | Blame History, Not Biden, for Making Recession Calls So Hard

The National Bureau of Economic Research has been putting dates on downturns since 1929 — well before there was such a thing as gross domestic product.

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Recession view in eye of the beholder | Jeffrey Scharf, Everybody’s Business

Yes, we have no recession. That’s the word from the President Biden.

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Ex-Fed insider: A full-blown recession is 'almost certainly' coming

The Federal Reserve's war on inflation will eventually kill the economic recovery from Covid-19, former Fed official Bill Dudley warns.

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U.S. job growth seen slowing in July; but far from recession levels

U.S. job growth likely slowed in July, but the pace was probably strong enough to keep the unemployment rate at 3.6% for a fifth straight month, offering the strongest evidence yet that the economy was not in recession.

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Bank of England predicts UK recession at the end of the year

The central bank forecasts that the war in Ukraine will fuel further inflation and tip the U.K. economy into a prolonged recession.

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How inflation's wrath, recession fears are (quickly) creeping into middle-class America

Once affecting mostly lower-income groups, inflation and recession fears are growing among middle-class Americans and affecting their spending habits.

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Are we in a recession? Here are both sides of the argument and why it's even a debate

Are we in a recession or are not? If not, is one on the way? CNBC's Emily Lorsch breaks down both sides of the argument and why it's debatable.

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