Down, Down, Down! Challenger Job Cuts Rises 67.6% Following Worst US JOLTS Report Since Covid Outbreak (Conference Board Predicts 96% Probability Of Recession Over Next 12 Months)

Challenger US Job Cut Announcements for September rose 67.6%, the highest since … Covid-19 outbreak in early 2020. This comes after the JOLTS (job openings) fell the most since … Covid-19.

And with rising US job cuts, we are seeing an increase in the probability of a US recession over the next year. But the Conference Board predicts a 96 percent likelihood of a recession in the US within the next 12 months.

Apparently, the US is going down, down, down.

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It’s currently as panicked as in 2008!