Economists point to a boost in home sales and renewed confidence in stocks as signs that the economy is in a bottoming process and the recession is starting to end. That won’t mean a smooth or rapid rise to recovery, but unemployment should lessen eventually, government spending will play a bigger role in the state and consumer confidence will grow. However, Florida is traditionally one of the slowest states to recover, said Moody’s Economy.com economist Chris Lafakis.
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