The menu in the canteen at HousingWire lists a special breakfast offer. Now, for only $1.39 (plus tax), any member of our staff can get a full breakfast of one biscuit smothered in gravy.
This is very likely the largest indicator that I've seen that shows the economic recovery is likely to get worse before it gets better.
The notion that Americans need more bargains is nothing new.
As James Sweeney, an analyst for the global fixed income division of Credit Suisse [stock CS][/stock] put it, "deleveraging has become a household word."