That sound you hear is the collective sigh of relief as we put the wraps on yet another difficult year.The respite may be brief, however, and by the time 2012 comes to a close, we could well be yearning for the good ol’ days of 2011.
Compared to this time last year, the U.S. economy is ending 2011 on a reasonably positive note. Gross domestic product — the broadest measure of the nation’s economy — expanded in each of the first three quarters of the year reaching 1.8% growth in the third quarter.
Source: CNN Money
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