Signs of economic bottom, a wild stock market and relentless Treasury borrowing combined to send long-term rates to six-week highs: The 10-year T-note jumped 30 basis points to 4.7 percent, and no-point mortgages reached 5.5 percent.

A crowd of spinners in expensive suits (Larry Kudlow in front) tried to sell bottoming data as recovery, preying on hopes for an end to the Great Recession. The authentic debate is about the shape of recovery: will U.S. gross domestic product "V," like old times? Are we stuck in "L" or "W" futures? Or "V" with a limp and wandering right-side?

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