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With stimulus fading, economy must find its way

And so far it looks bleak as home sales and stocks fall and joblessness stays high

A trader worked on the floor yesterday afternoon at the New York Stock Exchange, where the Dow Jones fell 134 points to a seven-week low. A trader worked on the floor yesterday afternoon at the New York Stock Exchange, where the Dow Jones fell 134 points to a seven-week low. (Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)
By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / August 25, 2010

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The US economy will increasingly have to make it on its own as federal stimulus programs fade, and the outlook over the next several months isn’t pretty, economists said. (Full article: 752 words)

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