Economy: Looking at a Rocky Recovery

Looking at a Rocky Recovery

The economic recession is over. Now get ready for -- another recession? That's a real possibility, say economists. The government reported last week that the economy grew at a barely measurable 0.4% annualized rate in the second quarter. But it may be premature to celebrate the arrival of good times again. "Usually we shoot right out of an economic hole," says economist Allen Sinai. "This time we're crawling out."

Business activity remains so sluggish that the jobless rate is expected to continue to rise for the rest of the year. Some experts even warn that the economy, burdened by high debts...

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