The tiniest bits of good news this morning. We’re still 8 million jobs short of our high water mark, though… and until we get that under control, we cannot possibly use the word “recovery” in any context.
To make matters a bit worse, the second round of qualitative easing ends in June. Which means not only is the spigot of money cut off, but that credit markets — unless the Fed chooses to print more money — will dry up, and spark the twin fears of inflation and deflation.
…and perhaps simultaneously.
Planting in Virginia starts on March 15th and runs into May. If you’re not starting at the very least a square foot garden in your backyard this year, you should really consider doing so with some good heirloom variety seeds.