Summers: Google searches prove economy is recovering

July 17, 2009

White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers said in a speech today that the number of people searching for the term “economic depression” on Google is back down to normal levels, proof anxiety and fear are on the fade. OK, here is the chart:

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And here is another chart of consumer confidence from the Conference Board …still a ways to go:

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