HD http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/14392/all en NYT Weeps as High-Ticket Items Become Unaffordable in Slowdown http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-weeps-high-ticket-items-become-unaffordable-slowdown <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Can’t afford that new home theater system?  Bummed that you had to forego the Dungeness crab for imitation crab meat?  Don’t call it “making responsible financial decisions.” Instead call it an economic “slump.”</p> <br /> <p >     That’s what reporter Peter S. Goodman did on the front page of <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/21/business/21econ.html?pagewanted=2&ei=5087&em&en=5e20e42ac379f513&ex=1206244800" />the March 21 New York Times</a> in an article claiming economic hardships are hitting “Main St.” as the economy slows.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-weeps-high-ticket-items-become-unaffordable-slowdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy afford buy crab Depression economist flatscreen HD highdef housing lender money Recession Slowdown tv Fri, 21 Mar 2008 15:57:22 +0000 admin 26294 at http://mrc.org