2013 In The Economy

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CHICAGO—Noting the structure’s considerable size and prominent location in a busy public park, local residents confirmed Tuesday that the city had installed some big concrete stairs that were probably for sitting on or running up or something like that.
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2013 In The Economy

Housing prices rebounded in 2013 and U.S. stock indexes hit all-time highs, though unemployment still held above 7 percent and the recovery from the Great Recession remained tepid. How did the economy affect you this year?

  • “I found five dollars. Yeah, just lying on the street!”

    Herbert Beavers
  • “I had about 200,000 jobs in October, so I guess it’s going okay.”

    Ken Davis
  • “Don’t know if this counts, but I lost my dog, bought two more dogs, and then found the first dog.”

    Bonnie Barrigan
    Physical Therapist