The Census Department reported that in September, home sales came in at an annualized rate of 389,000.
That actually reverses a decline—at an annualized rate of $37 billion—in the first quarter.
In the second quarter, state and local debt increased at a $23.6 billion annualized rate—a measly 0.8 percent.
Existing home sales in August came in at an annualized rate of 4.82 million, up 9.3 percent from 4.41 million in August 2011.
In the second quarter, it rose at a 10.9 percent annualized rate to just over $11 trillion in total.
Wholesale banking shot up from $8.2 billion in 2008 to $20 billion in annualized 2009.
Industrywide, sales came in at an annualized pace of 14.87 million.
And, wealth, brokerage and retirement quadrupled from $2.7 billion in 2008 to $11.6 annualized for 2009.
Of course, we don't know what will happen; the economy could roar back to 3% annualized growth tomorrow.
Under Obama federal spending has increased at an annualized rate of just 1.4 percent.