dsula wrote:Whatever happened to DP? How can he let OF2 get away with several pages of growth news?
The US is definitely showing some signs of growth, while China slows and the EU goes into a double dip recession. Lets all hope the good news from the US continues a while longer.
I'd be as optimistic as OF2 if US gas prices weren't edging up again towards record levels this year. A spike in gas prices caused by Obama's little war in Libya helped kill the economic "green shoots" that caused so much hope last year, and we seem to be heading for much higher gas prices this year. Some economists are predicting $5 gallon US gas by the year end----high gas prices are already helping to cause the slowdown in the EU, and IMHO $5/gallon gas in the US will kill this fledging recovery here is the US as well.