europeforvisitors - 8:13 pm on Jan 21, 2008 (gmt 0)
A recession affects different people in different ways, and some aren't affected at all. In the U.S., where the housing industry is in bad shape, it's easy to imagine that real-estate publishers and advertisers might be bleeding. But for other topics, such as international travel, the weak U.S. dollar might be more of a problem than a recession. Or it might be a blessing, depending on whether you're targeting Americans who visit strong-currency countries or residents of strong-currency countries who visit the U.S.