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Are we headed into another recession? 6 signs to watch

Money Talks News Logo By Money Talks News of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 7: After a years-long bull market, stocks plunged this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a stomach-turning 800-point dive on Wednesday and another 500 point pounding on Thursday. It begs the question: Are we now at a turning point — the start of a bear market and economic recession? The stock market responds to — and signals — changes in the economy. To get a better sense of what’s coming, analysts look at the following important indicators, and you should too. It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

Keep an eye on these important indicators

After a years-long bull market, stocks plunged this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a stomach-turning 800-point dive on Wednesday and another 500 point pounding on Thursday. It raises the question: Are we now at a turning point — the start of a bear market and economic recession?

The stock market responds to — and signals — changes in the economy. To get a better sense of what’s coming, analysts look at the following important indicators, and you should too.

Click ahead for six signs to watch.

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