DNJ's latest newsletter confirms it:

http://www.dnjournal.com/newsletters/2010/january.htm

Total Reported Domain Sales Dropped 12.5% in 2009 But ccTLD Sales Soared 28% Over the Previous Year
My figures are a little harsher on com values but I am a ccTLD bull so not surprising I guess

Median of the top 100 reported sales to DNJ.

Year.......Com Sales .... ccTLD Sales

2006.......$125K........ $13K
2007.......$200K ....... $21K
2008.......$188K ....... $26K
2009.......$141K ....... $37K