It was supposed to be a year of slow but steady economic growth. But somehow 2011 is going out with maybe even less optimism than it came in.
The foreclosures and the job worries are still here. And 2011 brought new global uncertainty and more worries about U.S. debt.
WBUR has been covering these issues throughout the year. WBUR's Business and Technology Reporter Curt Nickisch talks about what we have to look forward to in 2012.
This program aired on December 28, 2011.