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Recession? Depression?

Jim Shively holds a gold Krugerrand coin at his North Dallas shop Thursday. Gold futures hit $1,000 an ounce for the first time Thursday, pushed past the benchmark by the sinking dollar and record crude oil prices. (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)

Oil over $111, gold over $1,000 an ounce, home foreclosures up 60%. They are debating if we are in are recession. How do we know if we skipped over that and went straight into a depression? I know I'm depressed every time I fill up/Dan of the County.

Question: Are we in a recession? Are something worse?




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.






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