U.S.: Slowly But Surely, The Economy Is Cooling

Still, labor markets are probably tighter than the Fed wants

If you've been spending the better part of a Saturday morning waiting in a checkout line or searching for an elusive set of Powerpuff Girls bedsheets, you may wonder where the economic slowdown is. After all, if consumer demand is easing up, why can't you find a parking space at your local mall?

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