David Shulman

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Senior Economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast

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In the past few days, the word "recession" has worked its way out of the business sections onto the front pages of newspapers and the covers of magazines.

A Recession on the Horizon?

In the past few days, the word "recession" has worked its way out of the business sections onto the front pages of newspapers and the covers of magazines.

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Economists expected some slowdown in the economy because of the turmoil in the mortgage and housing markets, but the news this morning was far worse than expected.

Economy Sheds Jobs in First Downturn in Four Years

Economists expected some slowdown in the economy because of the turmoil in the mortgage and housing markets, but the news this morning was far worse than expected.

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No less an authority than Alan Greenspan, former Chair of the  Federal Reserve , called sub-prime mortgages a tool for democratizing credit.

Home Loans and Easy Money, until Times Get Hard

No less an authority than Alan Greenspan, former Chair of the Federal Reserve , called sub-prime mortgages a tool for democratizing credit.

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