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As a number of signs point to a possible downturn in the United States, economists are growing more skeptical that consumers will continue to open up their wallets as freely, possibly hastening the arrival of the first U.S. recession in a decade.
By Rachel Siegel, Abha Bhattarai and Heather Long●Read more »