In this Sept. 17, 2012, photo, job applicants wait for the opening of a job fair held by National Career Fairs in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The U.S. economy is showing signs of finally bottoming out: ... more 
In this Sept. 17, 2012, photo, job applicants wait for the opening of a job fair held by National Career Fairs in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The U.S. economy is showing signs of finally bottoming out: Americans are on the move again after record numbers had stayed put, more young adults are leaving their parents' homes to take a chance with college or the job market, once-sharp declines in births are leveling off and poverty is slowing. New 2011 census data being released Thursday, Sept. 20 offer glimmers of hope in an economic recovery that technically began in mid-2009. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lynne Sladky
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 12:21 PM EDT