Woman walks past retail store's window display
April 29, 2013 | 6:57 p.m. CDTA woman walks past a retail store's window display in Baltimore. Despite less pay, U.S. consumers keep spending, thanks to cheaper gas and rising stocks. On Friday, 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.
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