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Just say no to the double dip

Soaring oil prices, rising commodity costs, a cold spring, chaos in the Middle East and the uncertainty about the national debt ceiling conspired to dampen the U.S. economic recovery in the second quarter. So, will all of these factors lead to a double-dip recession? Or did the economy merely catch its breath as it continues to rebound?

Jul 06, 2011