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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An economic forecast says the country's expected "Great Recovery" hasn't materialized and the economy's fallen short of even normal growth.
It says that real gross domestic product growth - the inflation-adjusted value of goods and services produced - is well below the 3-percent growth trend of past recoveries. The forecast says the country isn't creating enough good jobs.
Originally posted by BobM88
What's it like in your part of the country?edit on 5/6/13 by JAK because:Mod edit: Caps removed. Please see The use of All Caps Thank you - Jak
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by ObjectZero
Believe it or not that is one of the main signs of how the cities and towns are doing, people have not clue that when you see malls with empty spaces and shopping centers that have not been filled out and lie empty for years it means that the town economy is not going anywhere.
Next time anybody goes around their cities and towns count how many retail spaces are available and lie empty.
Or how many small businesses open up their doors and die out within one year.
edit on 5-6-2013 by marg6043 because: (no reason given)