Benzinga Survey: How Many People Predict A US Economic Recession?

Every week, Benzinga conducts a survey to collect sentiment on what traders are most excited about, interested in or thinking about as they manage and build their personal portfolios. This week we posed the following question to more than 1,000 traders and investors as to how likely they view a recession occurring in the next year: Do you think an economic recession over the next year is… Very Likely Somewhat Likely Somewhat Unlikely Very Unlikely Unsure Benzinga readers spoke and 46.6% of respondents said they believed a recession was Very Likely over the next year. Last week, when the survey was conducted, the market hit record lows which could have had a possible impact on responses. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported a GDP shrinkage, the S&P 500 Index hit a 52-year ... Full story available on