We’re really coming back. The expansion is picking up pace.
– Allen Sinai, Chief Global Economist, Decision Economics
You come back to the unfortunate reality that the underlying problems are still very much there. It’s going to be a long grind.
– Joshua Shapiro, Chief US Economist, MFR
Japan had lots of upswings. What are you left with in terms of underlying growth? The answer is, not very much.
– Stephen King, Global Chief Economist, HSBC
You’re having a global reversal of inventories and trade, and I don’t think that’s ephemeral. If it was important on the way down, why shouldn’t it be important on the way back up?
– Frank Barbera, Chief Economist, ITG
All quotes from “Divergent Views on Signs of Life in the Economy”, Peter Goodman, The New York Times, January 5, A1