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The risk of a double-dip recession is rising

• FT.com
T he global economy is starting to bottom out from the worst recession and financial crisis since the Great Depression. In the fourth quarter of 2008 and first quarter of 2009 the rate at which most advanced economies were contracting was similar to the gross domestic product free-fall in the early stage of the Depression. Then, late last year, policymakers who had been behind the curve finally started to use most of the weapons in their arsenal. That effort worked and the free-fall of economic activity eased. There are three open questions now on the outlook. When will the global recession be over? What will be the shape of the economic recovery? Are there risks of a relapse? More.....

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Yup headed for a DEPRESSION the FDIC is already broke! http://www.chrismartenson.com/blog/fdic-broke-now-what/25274 and the frauds act like there are green shoots! http://kunstler.com/blog/2009/08/financial-crisis-called-off.html