I love this article for the comments it has generated. It would appear that I am not the only one looking at the data and questioning the unquestioning optimism that others seem to pontificate:
Gareth Hutchens has written five reasons that we are, apparently, not heading to a recession, and a crowd seem to be disagreeing. As one commenter pointed out, recession is probably too optimistic, depression seems to be on the cards. Interesting times, wouldn't you say?