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  • Consumer Spending and the Economy
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    Consumer Spending and the Economy

    Neil Irwin discussed the areas of the U.S. economy showing increased spending, where there are decreases, and how consumer spending plays into the strength of the economy.

  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the Standard and Poor’s (S&P) downgrade of the U.S. credit rating. Neil Irwin talked by telephone about the S&P downgrade.

  • Risks in the Global Economic Recovery
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    Risks in the Global Economic Recovery

    Neil Irwin talked about his Washington Post article on the current recovery being “driven by a return to the very global imbalances that were a major cause of the crisis that began two years…

  • US Economy and Employment
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    U.S. Economy and Employment

    Neil Irwin, an economics reporter for the Washington Post, talked about the newly released federal numbers showing 17,000 jobs were lost in January 2008. He explained the numbers and talked…