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Recession Is Ending? Some Americans Don't Buy It

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"Who are they trying to kid?" Bittner says. "Are they trying to make you think it's better so you'll go out and spend?"

Well, yes. The nation's fragile consumer confidence, which sank to a record low about a year ago, could keep the fledgling economic recovery stuck in first gear, says Ken Goldstein, an economist at the Conference Board,