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How the downgrade affects the national mindset

Aug 8, 2011
The downgrade to U.S. debt means the American ego will take a hit, and consumer spending relies heavily on how we all feel about the economic outlook
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Will the U.S. ever get its AAA rating back?

Aug 8, 2011
It will take a few years, and a whole lot of economic impacts, before we return to top-notch status
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The economic impact of the S&P downgrade

Aug 6, 2011
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses what Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating will mean for consumers and whether it's time to panic.
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How locals saved a furniture company in Ohio

Aug 3, 2011
Three years ago, Norwalk Furniture was about to close for good. That didn't sit well with a dozen Ohio families, who now run the company
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Economic indicators are good...and bad

Aug 3, 2011
Are we spending or saving? What's behind the growth in auto sales? Are U.S. companies hiring or firing? Yes, depending on your perspective.
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Jobs, debt, cuts all work against an economic recovery

Aug 3, 2011
Richard Dekaser on the possibility of another recession, and the reality of what he calls our current 'growth-recession'
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Past the debt crisis -- what now?

Aug 2, 2011
The debt limit crisis may be over for now, but where does that leave the U.S. economy? Can Wall Street have confidence in U.S. credit again, and are we in a double-dip recession?
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Weak economy overshadows debt deal

Aug 1, 2011
The threat of default may have been averted, but the U.S. economy is sputtering, and the debt deal's spending cuts could hurt the recovery
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Does this 'debt deal' solve our debt problems?

Aug 1, 2011
Moody's Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi says that the debt deal is a good first step, and that he expects the U.S. to keep its top-notch credit rating.
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Checking in on the recovery in Memphis

Jul 29, 2011
A year ago, Marketplace visited the Tennessee city to see how its residents -- 20 percent of whom lived below the poverty line -- were dealing with the economic recovery. Mayor AC Wharton provides an update
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