Description:Ã‚Â Fortune’s Andy Serwer says consumers can no longer be counted on to stimulate the economy.
Source: CNNMoney.com Ã¢â‚¬â€œ video report
Questions for discussion:Ã‚Â
- Summarize the reasons given for the slow economic recovery?
- Why is the spending power of American consumers so important for both American and global economic recovery to take place?
- What reason is given for being optimistic that the economy will improve?
- Why would a Ã¢â‚¬Å“jobÃ¢â‚¬Â program help the recovery?
- Which businesses do you think will be the first to hire more people back?
- Which businesses are likely to be slow to hire people?
- What more do you think can be done to help economic recovery?