France slipped into its third recession in four years as Germany barely went into positive territory, underperforming general expectations.
The recent rally in stock prices, beginning after 15 November 2012, is a direct result of these companies' reaction to the fiscal cliff crisis.
WASHINGTON - President Obama heads into the third month of his second term, still unable to find a cure for a sluggish economy, weak employment numbers and his own slipping job approval scores.
Despite the farcical forecasts of government economists, Columbia journalism students, and assorted illiterate money scribblers of all varieties, this is not the best recession in the history of mankind, although history might dub it "The Greatest Recession."
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