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American Ghost Towns of the 21st Century
Business  (tags: developers, vacant homes, overconsumption, conspicuous consumption, investors, greed, profit, ecological disaster, ruining habitat, clearcutting, construction industry, real estate industry, overspending, bad policies, consumerism )

Rooibos
- 1103 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
There are several counties in America, each with more than 10,000 homes, which have vacancy rates above 55%. The rate is above 60% in several.
USA: Frugality Among Consumers Is Outliving Recession
Business  (tags: Americans, consumerism, frugality, less-is-more, spending, saving, conspicuous consumption, change )

Rooibos
- 1446 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Their behavior suggests that the Great Recession may have bred a new frugality that will endure well into the recovery. And because consumers fuel about 70 percent of the economy, their tightfisted habits means the rebound could stay unusually sluggish.
   

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