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Uh Oh: Eurozone Enters Recession for Second Time Since 2009

Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 4:48 PM
Learning_Community_Party Wrote: 0 minutes ago (4:39 PM) Wow. Very interesting. economic foundations don't change. But you say those same basic foundations are flawed. Is that what you said? Are you comprehension challenged? I said people are flawed. People don't all want the same things; some people will cheat; some people like your messiah desire lots of power; some people are clueless, and like it. The only way your little imagined utopia could ever work is if we all become little like minded robots....good luck with that, all the PC rules in the world will never achieve that objective.

Who's up for one more piece of worrisome economic news today?  Katie's already caught you up to speed on the dramatic increase in weekly jobless claims (we'll need to see some additional post-Sandy data points to determine if this is a trend or an outlier), and Kevin ran through some of the basic figures behind our impending fiscal cliff.  Let's hop across the pond to open door number three:
 

The euro zone debt crisis dragged the bloc into its second recession since 2009 in the third quarter despite modest growth in Germany and...