Recent Gallup polls show that Three Years After Crisis, Little Sign of Economic Relief in U.S. There has been no improvement in underemployment (counting part-time workers) from a year ago Job creation has been in a narrow range since October 2010 Consumer spending has been stagnant since January 2009 Economic confidence is near the lows seen at the depth of the depression
Clearly there has been no real recovery from the point of view of consumers. There was a financial recovery that is now crumbling, led by bank stocks