Is the Economy Returning to ‘Normalcy’ ?

Floyd Norris looks at dividends, job cuts and asset prices, and assesses the return to normalcy:

“As the accompanying charts show, three disparate indicators — covering unemployment, corporate financial distress and stock market volatility — have gone from very high to a little below historical averages . . .”

Here’s the mandatory chart:


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courtesy of NYT


After Jerky Swings, the Economy Begins to Look Nice and Boring
NYT, March 5, 2010

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