Oct 31, 2009

Vanguard weekly update

The longest recession since the Great Depression is likely over based on the first rise in real gross domestic product (GDP) in more than a year. According to the Conference Board's index of consumer confidence, however, U.S. consumers aren't necessarily convinced. Various other economic reports offered mixed signals. Durable-good orders were up and new-home sales were down. Employer costs continued to rise at record annual lows, while personal income was unchanged and personal spending dropped.

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