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  • Still, consumers are getting a lift, at least psychologically, from the big gains in the stock market as well as housing prices, which also posted double-digit increases in the past year, said Chris G. Christopher, an economist at IHS Global Insight.

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  • "The good news for many American households is that wage and salary gains have been outpacing consumer price increases since August, giving consumers some pricing power," said Mr. Christopher.

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