"We are being lied to by the mass media. The much-vaunted "recovery" is smoke and mirrors, created by QE. Stocks are going up but in part because of the decline of the U.S. dollar as a currency unit. Welcome to the Mushroom Growth Recovery: Where the American people are being kept in the dark and fed horse manure." - JWR at SurvivalBlog.com
H/T: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton via Facebook
Let me add one other observation I shared on Terresa's Facebook post: A recycling business near me has again lowered what it pays for many categories of scrap metals. Tells me industry demand is softening.