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Where are All the Customers? And Where’s Their Money?

karpe diem Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 9:49 PM
the obummer is doing exactly that, and that is why everyone is hordring money not spending as much. we are, in the words of Mrs. Thatcher, running out of other people's money. we will be like Greece in no time, but obamacare is not yet in effect, wait till it hits this country.

Here's an interesting story from Friday regarding sales at Walmart that just came my way: Wal-Mart Executives Sweat Slow February Start in E-Mails.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had the worst sales start to a month in seven years as payroll-tax increases hit shoppers already battling a slow economy, according to internal e-mails obtained by Bloomberg News.

"In case you haven’t seen a sales report these days, February MTD sales are a total disaster,” Jerry Murray, Wal-Mart’s vice president of...