The economy does seem to finally be rebounding, but not all that fast, and the job market is still brutal for the youngest workers. How brutal? More than half of the class of 2012 will be moving back in with mom and dad.
New York Times is a survivor, but it's bleeding internally. Its stock has floundered in the single digits since March. It hasn't dished out a dividend in three years. Revenue has fallen every year since 2006. And its unclear if its Internet plans can sustain a traditional publisher.