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Consumers are hunkering down in expectation of something very bad

Savings Rate Soars To Highest Since May 2009 On December Surge In Comp And Dividends Ahead Of Fiscal Cliff One look at the headline December data and one would get the impression that millions of Americans had started dealing meth … Continue reading

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Simon Black: Does this look like a picture of recovery?

Now, I’m an optimistic guy… and there are plenty of good news stories around the world. But just looking at the numbers, it’s clear that there is a major disconnect between sentiment and reality. On one hand, western governments and … Continue reading

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