If the Great Recession didn’t kill us, this recovery just might.
Renewed worries about a Greek default, rising inflation, chronic unemployment, anemic GDP growth, and slumping home sales: For all these reasons and more, some economists fear that we’re headed for a double-dip recession. The wave of bad news has rattled world markets and startled consumers, who weren’t spending very freely to begin with.
Here are 7 things that threaten the U.S. economic recovery, and what you need to know about them now.
Sarah Stodola and Blaire Briody contributed to this article
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