Low Consumer Confidence=Lack of Confidence In Government Policy


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In this interview on CNBC on 10/21/13 Steve Odland argues that consumer confidence is poor and that is negatively impacting consumer spending (70% of GDP) and small business investment.  Government policy needs long term change to improve confidence: long-term tax, social security, and Medicare reform all are needed.  A framework needs to be put in place to begin to take at least small steps in the coming months for confidence to pick up.

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