An oil well jack pump near Tioga, North Dakota -- one of four states said to be in recession due to the plunge in crude oil prices.
An oil well jack pump near Tioga, North Dakota -- one of four states said to be in recession due to the plunge in crude oil prices. KAREN BLEIER AFP/Getty Images
An oil well jack pump near Tioga, North Dakota -- one of four states said to be in recession due to the plunge in crude oil prices. KAREN BLEIER AFP/Getty Images

These 4 U.S. states are already in a recession

February 22, 2016 06:39 PM