Mish says, “Hey man, nice recovery (NOT).”

Mish offers some graphical evidence that the recovery is simply not.


See his whole post here, as a well as some interesting comments on trends in concert ticket sales.

Here’s one more chart I pulled from Fred:

Civilian Employment – Population Ratio


If these were stock charts, I’d say that they had broken their positive trends, but are oversold. There certainly is no evidence of a recovery in the economy. GDP is just a BS number that includes government spending, and the way the government measures unemployment is a joke.