Recession: Getting A Lot Worse?

Get ready for things to get worse

The conventional wisdom is that the worst is behind us—sure, there are still way too many Americans out of work, and 6 million citizens have no other income aside from food stamps. But things are not hopeless. Some companies are hiring again; even automakers are looking for new workers. And the Dow is just a few hundred shy of 11,000. Despite these green shoots, though, many feel that things could get worse… much worse. Click Next to find out why the outlook might not be so cheery. Photo Credit: Getty Images