Friday, September 17, 2010


Sorry for ensuring mass unemployment and continuing misery. Our bad, pass the cocktails.
(Reuters) - The world economy is proving weaker than expected in the second half and countries should consider pushing back austerity measures if that weakness persists, the OECD's Secretary General said on Friday.

"We had forecast a weakening of the recovery in the second half," the OECD's Angel Gurria told reporters on the sidelines of a conference in Vienna. "The question was how weak was it going to be. And I have to say I think it's been weaker than we thought."