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June 22, 2012 at 9:58 AM

Vote: How long to recover? || Jon Talton

A very slow and unevenly enjoyed recovery is threatening to turn into a double-dip, and not just in Europe. The banking system is still dangerous. Bad incentives deploy too much capital into gambling instead of creating and expanding job-creating enterprises. So-called consumers are wary and many are financially ruined and/or in debt, many have seen barely any increase in wages. Europe is not fixed. The United States is too paralyzed to fix itself.

Some new normal. So how long do you think it will take for the economy to recover?

Recovery will come

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