Description: The fastest pace of economic growth in six years during the final three months of 2009 fueled a surge in corporate profits that may set the stage for job gains and a broadening of the U.S. recovery.
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the reasons given for economic and stock market optimism?
- Do you agree with these opinions favoring economic improvement?
- How do you expect the financial markets to perform in the next 12 months?