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Consumer Confidence Down; Will Spending Follow?

Consumer confidence falls. But worries over the big economic picture don't necessarily translate into fewer purchases by consumers. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.