Comments for: Two years after recession, consumers still nervous

Posted Aug. 29, 2011, at 6:33 a.m.

While the Dow Jones industrial average and the unemployment rate get more attention, the shoppers at Wal-Mart offer a taste of what some economists believe is the more immediate reason that the U.S. economy may be on the verge of another recession. Americans are still spooked. More than two years …

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