Are bad times over, or is the sequel here?
To understand the future, it helps to check out the past, writes Gene Kerrigan
When it comes to grand announcements on the state of the nation, and predictions about economic recovery, some of us are inclined towards scepticism.
Last week, the economists from Goodbody had great news about the economy. Goodbody advises people on where to invest their money.
They're experts, but they don't necessarily measure economic developments by the same criteria the rest of us use.