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Is the Macy's tree a portent of economic doom?

by Paddy Hirsch Nov 14, 2011
The Macy's Christmas tree snapped today. The last time that happened in 2004, we had five straight years of GDP decline. Now I of course, I know that's not a serious economic indicator! I'm just saying...
A worker installs lights at a Macy's Christmas display.
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