How do current inflation, auto sales, initial claims, and other data compare with levels just before the December 2007 recession?
Slow, spotty improvement in some areas of the economy makes it feel like the recession never ended for some, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Triple dip? No, it’s not a fancy ice cream cone, but the situation Britain found itself facing in late January. The tight purse strings of a failed austerity program in the U.K. have caused the British economy to flirt with a triple-dip recession.
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