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The numbers from Wall Street seem to confirm what we already suspect - the economy is slowing.

But it seems that the American media is jumping on this story with gusto. Its reported daily in most newspapers and on the news, day and night. Spending will slow - but when you add in the media hype - doesn't a recession become a "self fulfilling prophesy"?

After all, most people can be scared into believing anything.
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