Last September, we estimated the chances of a US recession occurring in 2016 as one in three. This prediction was less bold than it sounds since recessions have occurred, on average, about once every five years in US history.
Also, it has been seven years since the last recession so, in a sense, we are 'due'. With equity and credit markets selling off early this year, the recession forecast has become correspondingly more popular...
Focus on digital disruption
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Median gender pay gap remains flat at 29%
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Industry Voice: Today Lyxor ETF interviews Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Societe Generale Chairman and formerly "Italy's man at the ECB".