The economy gained 136,000 jobs in September, adding to mounting recession concerns

Recessions happen and are a natural part of an economic cycle.

Earthquakes happen and are a natural part of plate tectonics. Doesn't mean that they don't devastate already vulnerable people.

Reminder that 78% of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck and 38% don't have even have $400 in savings.

Recessions are really great if you have enough wealth to survive them. They're an opportunity to buy assets and financial instruments at a lower cost than at other times.

To working people, recessions mean layoffs, trouble finding work and austerity.

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