Although there are more positive signs, we need to be wary of the high unemployment rate:
"... the unemployment rate remains stubbornly high at 8.3% three years after the last recession ended, though it has been falling. Economists say the U.S. would have to add 250,000 jobs a month for several years to pull unemployment back down to normal levels below 6%. "
The full article is here.
A long way to go and unexpected things (positive and negative) can turn up.
We can bet on volatility.