Sunday April 28th, 2013 informationliberation.com
$2 Trillion Underground Economy May Be Recovery's Savior (CNBC)
The growing underground economy may be helping to prevent the real economy from sinking further, according to analysts.

The shadow economy is a system composed of those who can't find a full-time or regular job. Workers turn to anything that pays them under the table, with no income reported and no taxes paid especially with an uneven job picture.