06/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Economic Recovery: Three Signs

(Money Magazine) Looking for the light at the end of the tunnel? Watch for these signs that the economy is bouncing back.

1. Managers say things are looking up -- Why it matters: The stock market and the President's economic team have been flashing hopeful signs, but what really matters is whether companies are feeling positive about their prospects. When they do, they'll expand, which boosts economic growth.

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