June marks the eighth anniversary of the Great Recession coming to an end. When will the next recession start and what can you do now to prepare?

You can start planning by watching TheStreet's free monthly Trading Strategies roundtable below, where four of our top columnists discuss how close we are to another recession and what steps smart investors should take now.

TheStreet's Scott Gamm sat down with stock expert Stephen "Sarge" Guilfoyle, bond columnist Peter Tchir, gold whiz David Yoe Williams and forex columnist Douglas Borthwick to talk markets, recessions and defensive steps.

Or, read their and other experts' views on the subject in our June Trading Strategies special section, which includes columns on:

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