From The American Thinker’s Graph of the Day feature for October 20, 2009.
Number of Jobs in the US (last 5 years, through Sept. 2009)
Source: St. Louis Federal Reserve.
Hoven’s Index for October 20, 2009
Changes (quarter to quarter) in Real Gross Private Domestic Investment, last five quarters of data:
2Q2008: down 2.7%.
3Q2008: down 1.8%.
4Q2008: down 6.7%.
1Q2009: down 16.1%.
2Q2009: down 6.5%.
Source: St. Louis Fed (GPDIC96 series).
Yet the White House and Mainstream Media outlets claim the recession is over?