Tagged: recession

White House Girds for GDP Decline and Possible Recession

Later this month, the US government will release GDP numbers which may or may not indicate the economy is in a recession. The White House is already taking steps to prepare for a potentially negative report. A recession is typically defined as two-quarters of negative… Read More

88% of Small Business Owners Expect a Recession

While some people say a proverbial “soft landing” is possible for the economy a growing number of people are expecting a recession as soon as this year or perhaps in 2023. As a recession is two consecutive quarters of negative growth, and the fact that… Read More

Despite Crypto Market Crash, Major Firms are Filling Hundreds of Crypto Jobs: Report

  Deloitte reportedly has the highest number of open positions with 144 crypto-related vacancies in the last seven days, “followed by ex-Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Block (formerly Square) and Cash App with 59 and 24 new crypto-related roles in the last seven days, respectively,” according… Read More

Canadian Fintech Wealthsimple Is Laying Off 13% of Staff

Wealthsimple is reportedly laying off 13% of its staff members as the financial services firm joins the slew of global technology businesses facing market “immense volatility.” In a letter to staff of the Toronto-headquartered company on Wednesday, CEO Michael Katchen noted that 159 of the… Read More

UK’s Federation of Small Businesses Says Next Budget Must be “Most Pro-Business Ever” to Combat Negative Effects of First Recession in 11 Years

The next or upcoming UK Budget will have to be the “most pro-business ever” so that it can counter the negative impact of the recession, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), a member-led, non-profit and non-party organization that represents SMBs. The United Kingdom… Read More

TD Bank’s Latest Survey Reveals Finance Professionals Are Split on Potential Economic Recession

U.S. banking group TD Bank announced on Tuesday its recent survey revealed that half of corporate treasury and finance professionals do not believe an economic recession is a threat in 2020. According to the survey, payments fraud and cyber security risk are high on the… Read More

Shaun Djie: Co-founder at Digix, a Smart-Asset Firm Leveraging Blockchain to Manage Gold Investments, Reveals Keys Industry Trends

We recently caught up with Shaun Djie, co-founder and chief operating officer at Digix, one of the first “smart-asset” companies leveraging blockchain tech to account for the authentication and provenance of 99.99% investment-grade gold bullions. Shaun currently serves as a board member for Singapore’s IT… Read More

As Layoffs Dwindle, American Homeowner Preservation Aids Military Family Recovering From Recession

The national unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September, down from 7.2 percent in September 2013, according to a USA Today article released on October 30th. Doug Carroll of USA Today wrote that, “The downward trend means fewer workers getting laid off, adding to other… Read More

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