Mixed signals on the recession
Broadcast: Midmorning, 07/31/2009, 9:06 a.m.
Some economists say leading indicators are pointing to the recession soon being over. Yet unemployment continues to rise, and consumer confidence is down. Will the recovery be any better than the downturn?
- Charles Wheelan: Author of the "Naked Economist" column for Yahoo Finance. He's a lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.