US consumers remain jittery. As expected, households actually paid attention to last week's market volatility and the Ebola fears. As many have pointed out, some of what we've heard last week was blown out of proportion. But any increased uncertainty, perceived or real, can have an immediate and a very real impact on the economy these days.
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