- "The old economy buys the new economy's stuff,"
- A Glendale pastry chef intent on boosting the stricken U . S . economy buys a Porsche Boxer, a United Airlines plane ticket and $ 10, 000 in stock on the same day.
- Economists believe the euro's rise to 28-month highs and near parity against the U . S . dollar will help eurozone economies buy some time, allowing still shaky economic recovery to gain strength before the ECB is forced to push up interest rates later this year.