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The glass is half empty…

…and the other half is filled with sour milk. The Conference Board‘s latest consumer confidence ratings were released Tuesday, and the future for many Americans is far from bright. The index remained relatively flat in March at 26, up from ...

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Retail Groundhog Day

You ever get the feeling you’re being fed the same thing just on a different plate? E-mails from the folks at the National Retail Federation have had that vibe lately. Since the economy started free-falling last fall, virtually every news ...

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Lose your job — but not the shirt off your back

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Recession gourmet

Could you cook a gourmet meal for four on only $10? If the answer’s No, don’t feel bad – neither could a round-up of celebrity chefs selected by Time magazine for a feature on eating gourmet meals during economic crunch ...

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