For those people who think the economy is rebounding. When I show them the real numbers as opposed to the headlines coming out of Obama's Washington, they call their brokers and ask if this is really true. NEW HOUSING STARTS OCT 2009 529K SEP 2009 590K AUG 2009 598K NEW HOME SALES OCT 2009 430K SEP 2009 405K AUG 2009 417K JUL 2009 433K BUILDING PERMITS OCT 09 552 K SEP 09 573 K AUG 09 579 K EMPIRE MANUFACTURING INDEX (Manufacturing has gone to hell in the past month) NOV 2009 23.51 OCT 2009 34.57 DURABLE ORDERS ex Transport OCT 2009 1.3% SEP 2009 +0.9% AUG 2009 -0.0% RETAIL SALES ex Auto OCT 2009 + 0.2% Not even keeping up with inflation! SEP 2009 + 0.5 % AUG 2009 - 0.5% JUL 2009 - 0.6% INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS (These are the real numbers versus the phony ones. Which way are the initial claims headed????) 543,926 in the week ending Nov. 21 529,446 in the week ending Nov. 7 492,456 in the week ending Oct. 24 460,449 in the week ending Oct. 17 449,375 in the week ending Oct. 3 434,358 in the week ending Sept. 19 407,869 in the week ending Sept. 12 Our manufacturing sector is very sick, but our service sector is collapsing. We are falling deeper and deeper into Depression and all Obama has done is try to deceive people into thinking everything is fine and getting better. Lie after lie after lie after lie has come out of Washington in the headlines associated to the economic data releases. Shame! He needs to create jobs, not lies. You can not feed and shelter your family with lies.