Risk of Worldwide Recession Has Increased to 50%

Risk of Worldwide Recession Has Increased to 50%

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

People walk near the logo for Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in Tokyo, Japan. Three years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., the global recovery is faltering and the euro-region debt crisis is roiling markets and clouding growth prospects across the 17-nation euro region.