1) Is the recession over ? Did the stocks hit the rock bottom ? There is a lot of controversy on the subject in the press. Experts are trying to figure out an answer by looking at various economical indicators. I have a better gauge: all good for nothing of TRIZ (Ideation, IMC, the TRIZ-journal, etc) are still in business. Hence, the economy has not bottomed yet !
2) HAPPY NEW YEAR !