The Shocking Reason Economists’ “Recession Cries” May Be Right This Time

Just after the first Fed meeting back in January, Financial Times Magazine surveyed 51 economists about the likelihood of another recession. According to them, there’s a 15% chance of the next recession hitting within two years and a 20% chance of the next recession hitting within 12 months.

But these “predictions” aren’t new. And they’re not because of the election, either.

Even in March, Bloomberg interviewed Jim Rogers, George Soros’ former business partner. Rogers also called for a recession to hit within the next year – which only gives us until March 2017. Now one of the many reasons behind his “forecast” is that the U.S. sees a recession every four to seven years – and it’s been nearly a decade since the last one.

The thing is… predictions such as these happen like (broken) clockwork, every single year.

But this time, they may have actually nailed it.

And this is the shocking reason why… Continue reading…

One Number Tells You if the “Black Sheep” of Smartphones is Really Making a Comeback

When following the news over these past several weeks, you’d think that Apple and Samsung are the only companies out there making cell phones.

But before the iPhone and Galaxy Note 7 rolled out, there was another provider dominating the smartphone world that’s not quite “dead” yet…

I’m talking about BlackBerry.

Now I know what you’re probably thinking… but hang on a second.

Yes, they’re losing money year after year. And you probably haven’t seen anyone using a BlackBerry in a long time.

But they’re establishing a new identity, with a new source of revenue.

And whether or not they succeed depends on this one number… Continue reading…

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