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6 Typical Warning Signs of a Recession

Money Talks News Logo By Dori Zinn, Marilyn Lewis and Stacy Johnson of Money Talks News | Slide 2 of 8: Before we dive into the possible warning signs of a recession, it’s worth noting that predicting a recession is not an exact science. So, while the following warning signs historically have served as indicators that a recession might be on the horizon, that doesn’t mean they are foolproof. The economy is dynamic, and there is no list of indicators that have preceded every past recession. Still, the following indicators tend to be a good place to start looking if you’re worried about whether a recession lies ahead.

An inexact science

Before we dive into the possible warning signs of a recession, it’s worth noting that predicting a recession is not an exact science.

So, while the following warning signs historically have served as indicators that a recession might be on the horizon, that doesn’t mean they are foolproof. The economy is dynamic, and there is no list of indicators that have preceded every past recession.

Still, the following indicators tend to be a good place to start looking if you’re worried about whether a recession lies ahead.

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