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10 Signs the Recession is Over

Zac Frank | Chef's Blade

2. The Economy Grew for the First Time in a Year

For the first time in a year, the United States GDP grew. Expanding at an annual rate of 3.5%, the economy returned to growing at its historical average.

Many attribute this growth to various government stimulus measures and wonder if it will continue with the expiration of programs like cash for clunkers. However, taken in concert with all the other data, the recovery seems like it might just be sustainable beyond the short-term government stop gaps.

3rd Sign: Manufacturing Growing Too!→