The Next Recession: Here's What It Could Look Like

How Bad Will the Next Recession Be?

“A significant slowdown or even recession is coming sooner or later, and it’s probably coming sooner than you think. It always does,” writes Fortune editor-at-large, Geoff Colvin. Surprised by Colvin’s warning? You probably aren’t alone. On the surface, the U.S. economy looks strong. It may soon be the longest economic expansion in history. Yes, the…

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Shadow Banking: A Dodd-Frank Fail?

Shadow Banking: A Dodd-Frank Fail? In response to the financial crisis of 2008–2009 regulators came down hard on big banks. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act outlined numerous provisions designed to tightly monitor lending and reduce risks inherent in the U.S. financial system, including new oversight councils, credit agency reforms, and increased…