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10 Cities Poised For a Recession Comeback

While sometimes it's difficult to trust that economists' assessments are any more accurate than yours or mine, more than a few professionals have indicated there are signs the economy is stabilizing. The smarties at Forbes looked at the projected gross domestic product of metropolitan areas across the US, unemployment figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and home prices, incomes, and affordability data from the National Association of Home Builders to determine the 10 cities best poised for recession recovery. To see which cities have the best odds,

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  • Austin-Round Rock, TX
  • Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AK
  • Boulder, CO
  • Huntsville, AL
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Mobile, AL
  • Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-W.VA
  • McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
  • Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
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Colleeninator Colleeninator 6 years
Awesome. I live in Austin right now (school) and my hometown is Fort Worth. Could I be in a better position?
TidalWave TidalWave 6 years
I thought this would be a running article from the picture.... Maybe since the picture is more prominent than the headline on my OnSugar - Sites I'm Following page - perhaps more emphasis should be put on a more appropriate picture for the article.
lilkimbo lilkimbo 6 years
I'm not at all surprised to see the D.C. metro area on this list. We haven't been hit nearly as hard as many other cities by the recession to begin with. Of course all of the new government jobs don't hurt either!
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