2013 In The Economy

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•50 Dec 10, 2013

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 –
    Unemployed

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

    Ken Davis –
    Welder

  • “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