How to prepare for the next global recession | The Economist

  • Published on Oct 20, 2018
  • A decade after the global recession, the world’s economy is vulnerable again. Ryan Avent, our economics columnist, considers how the next recession might happen-and what governments can do about it
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  • tiffsaver
    tiffsaver 6 days ago

    Here is the Federal Reserve Bank's favorite saying: "If you want to make an omelette, you have to break a few eggs." This monetary crisis is no "accident," it is carefully and meticulously designed, exactly like the "terrorist attacks" on all three buildings of the World Trade Center in 2001. This event has been planned, years in advance.
    When this global debt crisis bubble bursts, the banksters will immediately swoop in to buy all of the foreclosed homes, then pick up broken businesses and stock options for only pennies on the dollar. This "Boom, Bust" economy, created by the central bankers, happened during the Great Depression, and it's happening RIGHT NOW. Look to see skyrocketing inflation, new wars in the Middle East, more retail establishment closures, continuing real estate losses, mass homelessness, unpaid student loans, record numbers of auto loan defaults, equity and bond market collapses, unpaid pensions, ever growing credit card debt, major currency disruptions, catastrophic crop failures, then eventually, bank runs and "Too Big To Fail" commercial bank bail-ins.
    Welcome to the future. Welcome to the New World Order.

  • Tony
    Tony 6 days ago +1

    people should have learned from the 2008 downturn and saved, saved, saved, so that you will be able to buy, buy, buy.

  • George Singh
    George Singh 8 days ago

    If any one who is not prepared as yet, It might just be too late to start now ,just go with the flow!

  • Free.As.A.Beast
    Free.As.A.Beast 13 days ago

    Always flip everything around

  • Fc king Sg
    Fc king Sg 14 days ago


  • Mayza Laksmana
    Mayza Laksmana 17 days ago

    Stock and Bonds Market Abolishment
    There will be a time when the stocks’ and bonds’ market will collapse, and this will leds to all stocks and bonds to have no values where investors will suffer, but the companies will still exist but the worst scenario is declaring bankruptcies and mass layoffs.
    If the companies still exist with wealth outside the stocks’ and bonds’ markets and can rebound, then, the companies can pay back the shareholders 350% of the investment that will lose out, and for some lose out entirely.

  • Esoteric33
    Esoteric33 17 days ago

    What do you mean, "Central Banks will have to use "Less tested methods like money printing & QE will have to be used AGAIN"....... they NEVER STOPPED printing!

  • Andy Clockwise
    Andy Clockwise 17 days ago

    (preparedness), what sort of English is that,. must be a George W Bush word.

  • Sisilili E
    Sisilili E 18 days ago

    What causes a Recession? Is it because the over abundance of production lessening the value of products?

  • Joyce Koch
    Joyce Koch 18 days ago

    The 2008 recession lasted almost 3 years, the next recession will last closer to 5 years and will be less of a recession than a depression.
    The world recession is politically correct while depression is a term that will no be used even if that is the actual state.
    Look for the true crisis to occur in China.

  • wilyoustay
    wilyoustay 20 days ago +1

    Gold, Silver and Bitcoin.

    AKEWSD 21 day ago

    Power of leverage is the issue, wholesaling and flipper are the problem. Let the homebuyers do the reno themselves. Cap ownership and agent numbers

  • drew sykes
    drew sykes 23 days ago

    we’ve heard it all before

  • watergapman
    watergapman 24 days ago

    More spending is the answer? The solution is to destroy the debt based central banking system.

  • Bastiaan de Bruijn
    Bastiaan de Bruijn 25 days ago

    Good video.. oh wait NOT! i didnt learn shit from this

  • Conscious One
    Conscious One 29 days ago +1

    Recession Ahead: China Won’t Bail Us Out This Time - Rick Sanchez

    Nov. 4, 2019

    RT America

    Will China save the United States AGAIN?

    Rick Sanchez explains why the Federal Reserve’s recent behavior seems to indicate a looming recession.

    Beijing bought trillions of dollars in US debt in 2009. Would China again rescue the US from economic oblivion?

    Sourabh Gupta of the Institute for China-America Studies joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise.

  • Conscious One
    Conscious One 29 days ago +2

    Drop Fiat Dollar - Keiser Report

    Nov. 7, 2019

    RT - Keiser Report

    In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the honest words from Brad Sherman as he warns, yet again, that bitcoin threatens the fiat world controlled by the US dollar.

    They also discuss the US budget deficit and the stocks vs bonds puzzle. In the second half, Max chats to Joshua Scigala of Vaultoro about how the collapse of the MtGox bitcoin exchange inspired, so he and his brother created an exchange for gold to bitcoin and vice versa in order to #DropFiat.

    In the case of MtGox, the large fiat holdings held by the failed exchange were confiscated by liquidators, whereas gold is allocated, and thus safer for individual exchange customers in case of bankruptcy.

  • Conscious One
    Conscious One 29 days ago +1

    Drop Fiat Dollar - Keiser Report

    Nov. 7, 2019

    RT - Keiser Report

    In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the honest words from Brad Sherman as he warns, yet again, that bitcoin threatens the fiat world controlled by the US dollar.

    They also discuss the US budget deficit and the stocks vs bonds puzzle. In the second half, Max chats to Joshua Scigala of Vaultoro about how the collapse of the MtGox bitcoin exchange inspired, so he and his brother created an exchange for gold to bitcoin and vice versa in order to #DropFiat.

    In the case of MtGox, the large fiat holdings held by the failed exchange were confiscated by liquidators, whereas gold is allocated, and thus safer for individual exchange customers in case of bankruptcy.

  • Debbie Trexler
    Debbie Trexler Month ago

    The Fed has prevented any crisis or recession from ever happening again by lowering interest rates and printing & pumping cash liquidity into the financial system forever.

  • Dianna Skare
    Dianna Skare Month ago


  • Godisknocking 777x7

    He talked!
    But he said Nothing!

  • Dutch Resistance
    Dutch Resistance Month ago

    Perfect globalist answers (propaganda) to convince the sheep the coming collapse caused by the globalist banking and globalist policy are to be blamed on nationalism.
    “Just Trust global bankers again, not independence and the democratic process.” To be expected from the Economist.

  • GG Allin
    GG Allin Month ago

    The status qou is not stable, we need to rip out from the roots, purge it with fire and salt and start a new.

  • AAA P
    AAA P Month ago

    2009 Economists predict Recession
    2010 Economists predict Recession
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    2012 Economists predict Recession
    2013 Economists predict Recession
    2014 Economists predict Recession
    2015 Economists predict Recession
    2016 Economists predict Recession
    2017 Economists predict Recession
    2018 Economists predict Recession
    2019 Economists predict Recession
    2020 Economists predict Recession

  • EmperorJ Gaming
    EmperorJ Gaming Month ago

    Step 1: Always have reserves or be ready to take a loan from the government(which is hard btw)
    Step 2: Wait for noobs and amateurs to sell stocks or real estate in a really low price
    Step 3: Make it great again or Wait for it to be great again(if it already has a magnificent value)
    Step 4: Sell it with a Yugeee!!! profitttt
    Step 5: Invest and wait for another recession.

    • Farragar
      Farragar Month ago

      What if the economy doesn't become "great again"?

  • AniishAu
    AniishAu Month ago +1

    1:46 "ordinarily", as if recessions are very predictable, ordinary events that require minimal fine-tuning. This guy has had his brain washed by the banksters: never mind the ballooning global debt, the eroding currency confidence, the fragility of the banking network sitting on a mountain of explosive derivatives, interest rates on a 30 year downward plunge to sub-zero. Everything is (mostly) fine, don't panic, it won't be so bad.

  • Terror Obama
    Terror Obama Month ago

    More inflation, more spending of money we don't have, more government debt, more of what got us into this mess! What a moron! XD

  • Vince B
    Vince B Month ago

    Are We Headed For A Recession? Depression? ...or somewhere else? Comment your thoughts under the video;

  • leebog31
    leebog31 Month ago

    The economist is a globalist leftist combine used as a propaganda machine. What they dont tell you is that this isnt 2008. Infact 2008 was never fixed but kicked down the road to produce the biggest bubble we have ever seen.. There will be NO bailouts, or stimulus this time around. Bail-ins will be implemented which means they take your savings, safety deposits, retirements, or 401ks.. This law WAS passed in 2016. They will crash this economy before the 2020 elections why? Because no president has ever been re-elected in a economic downturn.. This is going to be the everyting bubble.. stockmarket, treasuries, commercial real estate, housing, auto loans, student debt and so on. 2008 and the great depression is a walk in the park in comparison.

    • Dirk Knight
      Dirk Knight Month ago

      Now, now, don't get ahead of yourself now. :-)

  • David Thomas
    David Thomas Month ago +3

    The Economist? Rothschild tool.

  • jason Sopko
    jason Sopko Month ago +1

    Knew i was in the wrong place when fist face i saw was bernie sanders asking for support.

  • Fleetwood
    Fleetwood Month ago

    Click-bait. Had to give it a TD.

  • Sugito x
    Sugito x Month ago

    For Heaven's sake! Why do people who want to listen to what you say have to suffer that awful, repetitive, computer-generated noise interference you inject to mask the speech? You are sabotaging the clarity of your own communication, and inflicting suffering on the listeners! Why doesn't your idiot producer go all the way, and fog up the video as well?!

  • Random Stuff
    Random Stuff Month ago

    Yep now USA will start ww3

  • Chris Cook
    Chris Cook Month ago

    It will be global.
    Banks will steel your money.
    Food prices will triple.
    Civil unrest.
    EBT cards not working.
    All brought to you by the Rothschild banking syndicate.

  • Sauro Freschi
    Sauro Freschi Month ago +1

    The comment about Italy not being able to repay its public debt considering it's got one of the biggest private saving basin in Europe is a sign of either ignorance or guilt.

  • terry Presna
    terry Presna Month ago

    Bogus title.... nothing about preparation at all. Really misleading.... for what purpose! Don’t bother with this.

  • Rob Roy
    Rob Roy Month ago +3

    Down-voted for not living up to it's title. Here's my strategy -- 1) stay frugal, 2) invest generously into index funds, your house, and your superannuation fund, 3) look after your health and fitness, 4) learn some gardening skills so you can grow spuds and other foods, 5) and if a recession should come, ignore it and continue points 1 --- 4.

  • Raby Pich
    Raby Pich Month ago

    Please crash

  • Rhonda Whyte
    Rhonda Whyte 2 months ago +2

    Seeing as nobody has any money and the elites r not really affected by a "recession"....who cares.....

  • Ariel Fiul
    Ariel Fiul 2 months ago

    The problems we have also have to do with a capitalistic system.

  • Aragorn90
    Aragorn90 2 months ago +17

    Ah 2008 what a great year to graduate high school into a world of nothing!

  • Kay Bass
    Kay Bass 2 months ago

    The enriched uranium nuclear assets of Iran are BOMBED; and the pilots refuel in Saudi Arabia. The anger and reprisal of Iran is found in Daniel 11: 44, 45 [1Thessalonians 5: 2, 3] This is the beginning of the 'meltdown' indicated in Psalms 46: 4-6. The way forward is to find out everything you possibly can about the Paradise Luke 23: 43 Kingdom of God Matthew 24: 14 because this is the rescue that the true God is introducing to save the faithful John 3: 16 and meek and righteous people Psalms 37:11, 29 who love God Jehovah. The meltdown of the financial system begins with the collapse and loss of the Euro. Ezekiel 7: 19. This system is over with these arriving 'desolations' Matthew 24: 15. Romans 9: 28.

  • Sde Rft
    Sde Rft 2 months ago

    The western governments have actually run out of leverage to bail out the banks....and with China and the Far East on the war path, and turmoil in the Middle East...

  • Jims J
    Jims J 2 months ago

    ... back to the farm.

  • books from Windblown
    books from Windblown 2 months ago +1

    Of this recession happens to the whole world then i am gonna commit suicide.

  • Mike Black
    Mike Black 2 months ago

    Click bite !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    BukaLapak,com 2 months ago

    Mulailah bercocok tanam,

  • Betty Reed
    Betty Reed 2 months ago

    Sad! I would have been interested in watching this however..... the fast pingy music is unsettling ......not able to focus

  • Thando Joka
    Thando Joka 2 months ago

    the comments of this video do to correlate with the likes.

  • Leo from Freo
    Leo from Freo 2 months ago

    I hope the US prints more money and becomes like Zimbabwe and their dollar becomes worthless.

  • John D
    John D 2 months ago

    The only way out of the next recession is giving money directly to citizens, but that leads to inflation, maybe hyper inflation. QE to banks did not work last time. Banks got richer, but growth did not occur. Now the reserves are gone, and banks are asking for more QE. Country is twice as deep in debt this time and the Left won't hand over money as easily this time. Unless they get large campaign donations from banks. Funny how a little money makes things easier. But it won't work and Country will be in a depression. Expect social upheaval.

    DYKWINNING 2 months ago

    -Any extra money you have to spare buy Gold. It holds value or increases value when the economy goes down. It prob won't be a good bartering system, we're assuming gov is still around.

  • Marissa Dower-morgan
    Marissa Dower-morgan 2 months ago

    Incomes are stagnant, jobs are mostly part-time with no benefits or future for advancement. Most business models are obsolete. Planning for a catastrophic climate change and economic disaster is all but impossible, even for a middle class family . Life can suddenly go belly up .

  • Marissa Dower-morgan
    Marissa Dower-morgan 2 months ago

    it's been going on since the late 1970's ..and it comes harder in waves . That is so insidious, since it just makes people used to it enough to ignore the obvious signs

  • Hello!! :))))
    Hello!! :)))) 2 months ago +1

    Click bait bunch of BS

  • Rivers_of_Blood Marshal

    This vid too stupid to finish. 50% of Americans already are flat broke, 85% of the world is too. The next crash will see changes in governments...

    • GTNT Animations
      GTNT Animations 2 months ago

      Rivers_of_Blood Marshal the next crash in this year

  • Riot FiftyThousand
    Riot FiftyThousand 2 months ago +4

    What is a recession? When the Rich criminals and their gangster members steal all the Money and then refuse to keep it in circulation, that's called RECESSION.
    The Money does not disappear, it gets hidden to cause mayhem, from which they will benefit by buying everything at the floor and watch their money grow at the expense of the little guy.
    No Nigerian and Indian scammers involved.

  • Sahitya Srinath
    Sahitya Srinath 2 months ago

    Why can the government's usual tools not work out the next time?

  • Philly4/4
    Philly4/4 2 months ago

    Printing money will only work if you give it to the people to actually spend... they print money and give it to banks that don't in return offer any more or any better loans so people still don't qualify, and give the execs bonuses that will never help the actual economy the money needs to be spent and people don't have disposable income to do so... you can have low interest rates but if people don't have money to buy the houses or pay a mortgage or even enough for the down payment what difference does it make? For some reason all these really smart people haven't figured that out yet