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US economy enters technical recession after growth tumbles 0.9%

Dais Newsfeed | 29/07/2022 12:59 PM | Click to read full article

The U.S. economy shrank in the spring for the second consecutive quarter, meeting the criteria for a so-called technical recession, as raging inflation and higher interest rates forced consumers and businesses to pull back on spending. 

While two consecutive quarters of negative growth is technically a recession, other timelier economic data are not consistent with recession.