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But, hey, we hit bottom, the rebound is just around the corner?
From the Washington Post story linked to above:
““The trend is down and there are few, if any, signs in the numbers that a turning point is close at hand,” said David M. Blitzer of S&P Indices. “I spent the weekend scratching my head and saying, ‘Isn’t there some good number in here?’ ”