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Max Armstrong talks about the U.S. economy. (audio)

Most of us feel pretty good about our economic situation. We are spending, according to report from Washington today. Our rate of savings hasn’t been this low in 12 years. It also means households have smaller financial cushion should downfall occur.

Rainfall has been scarce in Argentina, which can lift the markets here. Forecast will be hot and dry for next few weeks.

Will be interesting to see if Michigan State University enrollment falls after Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.

It’s estimated 125,000 people will be in the Twin Cities this week from out of town for run up to Super Bowl. Some folks who work downtown are questioning whether it’s worth it to have the big game. We suspect if Vikings were playing, locals would have different view of whether or not the hassle is worth it.

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