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John Kemp

COLUMN-Global economy slows, recession risk hangs in the balance: Kemp

2:00am BST

LONDON, Oct 18 Economic growth around the world has slowed to a crawl but (so far) there are few signs of the second-round effects on jobs, income and spending that would turn a significant slowdown into an outright recession.

Column: Global economy slows, recession risk hangs in the balance

18 Oct 2019

LONDON Economic growth around the world has slowed to a crawl but (so far) there are few signs of the second-round effects on jobs, income and spending that would turn a significant slowdown into an outright recession.

COLUMN-U.S. oil and gas jobs fall as drilling declines: Kemp

15 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 15 U.S. oil and gas employment has started to fall as the sector contracts in response to lower prices over the last year – and further job losses are likely in the next few months as the rate of well drilling declines further.

Column: Hedge funds turn bearish on oil as economy slows

14 Oct 2019

LONDON By early last week, hedge funds had become the most bearish towards petroleum prices since the start of the year, as traders grew increasingly pessimistic about the global economy.

Column: U.S. industrial energy use falls as manufacturers struggle

10 Oct 2019

LONDON U.S. industrial energy consumption is falling as manufacturing activity and freight movements decline, contributing to the surplus of natural gas and diesel, and intensifying downward pressure on prices.

RPT-COLUMN-Hedge funds sell more oil as economic outlook worsens: Kemp

08 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 7 Hedge funds sold petroleum futures and options for the second week running as the post-attack bounce in oil prices evaporated and attention shifted to the deteriorating condition of the global economy.

Column: Hedge funds sell more oil as economic outlook worsens

07 Oct 2019

LONDON Hedge funds sold petroleum futures and options for the second week running as the post-attack bounce in oil prices evaporated and attention shifted to the deteriorating condition of the global economy.

RPT-COLUMN-U.S. manufacturing slowdown spreads to services: Kemp

07 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 4 The U.S. economy faces the greatest risk of outright recession for a decade as the slowdown spreads from manufacturing to the much larger and more stable service sector.

Column: U.S. manufacturing slowdown spreads to services

04 Oct 2019

LONDON The U.S. economy faces the greatest risk of outright recession for a decade as the slowdown spreads from manufacturing to the much larger and more stable service sector.

RPT-COLUMN-U.S. oil drilling slowdown hits wider economy: Kemp

03 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 2 A downturn in oil and gas drilling is making a small but significant contribution to the overall slowdown in U.S. business investment and economic growth, intensifying the much bigger problems caused by the trade war with China.

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