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Profits Thrive in Weak Recovery [WSJ]
Two years after the official end of the recession, a range of indicators show that the economic recovery has been the worst, or one of the worst, since the government began tracking such data after World War II: Unemployment is too high, bank lending necessary to spur spending is too low, home prices are depressed while household expectations for financial well-being are near record low levels. Many economists predict the sluggish rebound may continue for years.