Year in Business: Economy Shows Signs of Recovery, Still Challenges Ahead

(NECN/CNN) - The year began with a battered economy trying to limp back to life. There have been some glimmers of hope, but still the missing piece -- jobs.

With an unemployment rate hovering at just below 10%, millions of people are out of work. While the recession is finally over, the President took some hits for not getting the economy back quickly.

A lack of confidence in paper currencies has send gold prices through the roof.

The Fed has kept interest rates at historically low levels.

Here's a look back at what happened in the business world in 2010.

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