Ok, boys and girls. Feel free to contribute. I am posting as the days lead on to next earning season: how many times I read something that say's the RECESSION IS OVER. Feel free to post yours. _______________________________________________________ Bloomberg 9-28-10 "Shipments are being fueled by retail inventories that are close to record lows at the current sales pace, meaning stores must replenish shelves ahead of the biggest shopping period of the year. While the recession ended in June 2009 the loss of more than 8 million jobs has prompted retailers to discount merchandise to attract customers.