Conflicting media reports. Conflicting Swan speeches. Markets seem just as confused, and talk of China pulling a quick mend.
In the real world, I have never been busier. Everyone I know is also flat out. But at the same time I know some industries are doing it real tough.
People seem to have started up spending and running up debt just as much as before. And fhog has got a good workout just from my list of friends.
Are we going to recover quickly, even with the massive problems that in reality are still sitting there unattended?
I know there was a lot of talk on US forums about the state of the US economy and its debt back in 99-2000. With many of the same topics brought up as have today. But that was glossed over and we had a massive bubble bull run.
Just find it hard to believe that a recovery is being touted already. Have the figures really been fudged enough to bring the economy into a recovery?