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Are we in a recession yet? Here are 12 ways to know

MoneyWise Logo By Doug Whiteman of MoneyWise | Slide 1 of 13: The U.S. economy has been on a winning streak for over a decade, but economists say you win some — and you lose some. They believe a recession will be along sooner or later, and they see signs the economy is already sputtering. And we don't mean those oddball indicators some people use to predict a recession, like if men stop buying underwear. We're talking about the more legit signals that a downturn is on the way. Here are 12 warning signs the experts are watching for.

Is the US economy's winning streak coming to an end?

The U.S. economy has been on a winning streak for over a decade, but economists say you win some — and you lose some. They believe a recession will be along sooner or later, and they see signs the economy is already sputtering.

And we don't mean those oddball indicators some people use to predict a recession, like if men stop buying underwear. We're talking about the more legit signals that a downturn is on the way.

Click ahead for 12 warning signs the experts are watching for.

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