U.S., Canada and Mexico: After the Great Recession

Written by Jillian Friesen The Great Recession of 2008-2009 left the world scrambling to catch up to prior levels of growth and employment.  In it’s most recent report, McKinsey&Company tries to figure out the behavior patterns of Mexican consumers.  This was summarized in a GEI News article.   The McKinsey found indicated how Mexican consumers …

Economic Damage Storm Track of The Great Recession

Guest Author: Ted Kavadas writes at Seeking Alpha and his own blog,  EconomicGreenfield.  A bio is available at a previous article. I find the following 10 charts to be disturbing. These charts would be alarming at any point in the economic cycle; that they depict such a tenuous situation now – 21 months after the official …

Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index: January Ends Lower than December

Consumer and small business sentiment remains at or near levels associated with the bottoms of other recent recessions. For consumers and small businesses this remains The Great Recession.