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Exports fuel state’s business recovery

But consumer spending lagging

By Robert Gavin and Bonnie Kavoussi
Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent / August 22, 2010

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Call it a tale of two recoveries. Fueled by strong profits, businesses around the world are spending on equipment, software, and machinery. Consumers, struggling under a weak job market, rising foreclosures, and high levels of debt, are holding back. The result: an uneven recovery that is losing momentum. (Full article: 805 words)

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