Profile of a troubled economy by Scott Olster @FortuneMagazine October 15, 2010, 7:22 AM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons The numbers below explain why the economy is going to be under the weather for quite a while. 1 Homeowners have less equity and borrowing power. 2 Shareholders have smaller retirement accounts and less confidence. 3 There are fewer jobs. 4 Meanwhile, although industrial companies’ cash holdings are at record levels, they’re not rushing out to add U.S. workers. Back to : Who can magically fix the economy?