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Consumers running out of gas

So what's going to keep things afloat?

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Hitting the Wall

The issue in a nutshell:

Credit purchases are what has driven the economy for the past 30 years. There's a limit to how long that can go on and we appear to be hitting it. Incomes haven't grown at all over three decades. Consumers are doing all possible to spend, but there are limits to what they can do.

Reality...consumer spending is what drives the economy. When that spending drives up - and can't be whipped higher with credit - what will happen?

The answer should be pretty obvious.