Recession ahead? productivity DOWN 1 percent ...?

news today [Wedn 4 May] reports productivity was down one percent in 1Q 2016. since the growth rate of working age population wasn't over 1 percent [and likely won't be for a long, long time], it follows that GDP was probably down in 1Q 2016. That means, if 2Q is also down, we'll officially be in a... show more news today [Wedn 4 May] reports productivity was down one percent in 1Q 2016. since the growth rate of working age population wasn't over 1 percent [and likely won't be for a long, long time], it follows that GDP was probably down in 1Q 2016.

That means, if 2Q is also down, we'll officially be in a recession.

good going Obama. Recession just in time for the 2016 elections.

does anyone else think that HiLiarY will have a tough time defending this in November?
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