Dr. Doom Gets Even Gloomier (VIDEO)

Aug 26 2010 | 9:40am ET

Famed economist Nouriel Roubini says risk of a double dip recession in the U.S. has climbed to above 40%.

"We know that the second half of the year is going to be worse than the first half, and worse than Q2 for the following reason. We have had a series of tailwinds to growth in the first half of the year that are going to be become headwinds," Roubini said in an interview on CNBC this morning.

Roubini pointed to the fiscal stimulus, saying it was a driver of growth in the first half and will become a drag on growth in the second half. He also said inventory adjustments will have run their course, and there will be negative affects from the census, among other factors pushing the economy further into the toilet.

Original Airtime: Thurs. Aug. 26 2010 | 7:34 AM ET



In Depth

Exotic Assets: Investing In Rare Violins

Jan 17 2017 | 4:43pm ET

By definition, alternative investments include exotic assets far beyond your typical...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

The Trump Administration: What It Could Mean for Carried Interest

Jan 19 2017 | 5:25pm ET

The arrival of the Trump administration brings the potential for a repeal of the...

 

From the current issue of

Often seen as a passion project, or part of a philanthropic venture, rare and fine stringed instruments offer an exciting option to diversify one’s investment portfolio while providing an opportunity for an exceptional long-term investment.