Cautious welcome for US recovery signs

After a week in which new economic developments came thick and fast, many experts are now claiming to see the beginnings of an American recovery. But even the move towards cautious optimism comes with plenty of caveats.

9th May, 2009

After a week in which new economic developments came thick and fast, many experts are now claiming to see the beginnings of an American recovery. But even the move towards cautious optimism comes with plenty of caveats.

New unemployment figures released towards the end of last week showed the pace of job losses slowing somewhat in April. The US economy lost 539,000 jobs during the month, a figure which sounded grim but which was better...

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