Consumers keep economy from flagging – Economic Preview – MarketWatch

Jobs still aren’t easy to be had and hardly anybody’s getting a big pay raise, but consumers aren’t letting that stop them.

Consumer spending, the turbine of U.S. growth, has continued to spin forward and Americans probably opened their wallets again in February. Economists polled by MarketWatch forecast a solid 0.5% increase.

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