US consumers keep spending despite hig

US consumers keep spending despite higher taxes
Associated Press

In this April 10, 2013 photo, a woman walks past a retail store's window display in Baltimore. Despite less pay, US consumers keep spending, thanks to cheaper gas, rising stocks, low rates. On Friday, April 26, 2013, the government said consumers spent 3.2 percent more on an annual basis in the January-March quarter than in the previous quarter, the biggest jump in two years. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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