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Think Tank: A Healthier Consumer Sector May Have the Wind at Its Back

It is difficult to overstate the crisis the American consumer faced at the onset of the Great Recession. Yet somehow over the past six years real household consumption managed to grow at an annual rate of 2.2 percent.

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Consumer Expenditures and Outlook Shifting

As real wages and personal expenditures bounce back after a long, hard winter one recent measure of sentiment contradicts prior reports by showing consumers are pretty upbeat about the economy.