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My merit badge is missing

In case you missed it, here’s a link to my column in the business section of Sunday’s Knoxville News Sentinel.

In a nutshell, the column asserts that the economy remains painfully slow, but it is creating jobs and isn’t as bad as some on the far right suggest.

Not all readers shared my point of view, but thanks to all who took the time to post a comment.

Some readers posted a few questions that I will attempt to answer.

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Four signs the recovery is on track

The economy still has a ways to go but these stories suggest good things are happening with the recovery.

Specifically — cosumers are shopping again, investors are regaining their confidence, advertising is bouncing back and, perhaps, most significant, there is light at the end of the tunnel for General Motors.

GM pays back government loans from US, Canada

Best Non-Holiday Quarter for Apple

Yahoo earnings nearly triple

Morgan Stanley’s profit of $1.41B tops forecasts