Much has been made that the trillions of liquidity in the system is not circulating - thus the dollar is not devaluing at the rate people would expect. My rhetorical question to you is: "If there is a lot of something (like sand) and it just sits there, is it worth more because its not circulating?"
To some, the economy is getting better. You can see it in the numbers! To others, the economy isn't doing so good. You can see it in the street! [more]
Yes, you read the title correctly - GREATLY IMPROVED. But those aren't my words, they are the words of Christina Romer, (click her name to go to the USA Today article) who chairs the president's Council of Economic Advisers. [more]