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As many as 138M U.S. shoppers could hit the stores next week looking for Black Friday bargains,...

As many as 138M U.S. shoppers could hit the stores next week looking for Black Friday bargains, according to today's survey by the National Retail Federation. That's 4M more than last year's forecast, and a positive sign for retailers who count on Black Friday sales to kick off the holiday shopping season.
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  • davidingeorgia
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    "...and approximately 70 million of them will actually have the money later to pay for what they purchase."
    18 Nov 2010, 08:14 AM Reply Like
  • SaBiN
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    I don't understand how they come up with these figures? It must be similar to the way money is created -out of thin air. I guess I'm one of the few who feel poorer this year than last.
    18 Nov 2010, 08:17 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    4 million more....huh?????? Where did they come from....???
    They will be out Friday....but will they spend...and how much....I hope they donĀ“t..they need to pay down their debts first...
    18 Nov 2010, 08:26 AM Reply Like
  • Sportivny
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    What? Pay down debts? In today's America? That's just nonsense!!![/sarcasm]
    18 Nov 2010, 09:08 AM Reply Like
  • mike mohr
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    And they will spend their unemployment checks buying $3.20 GAS, $3.20 Milk, iPhone, iPad and order Netflex. And the left over will be invested in the markets.
    AAPL to $500, NFLX to $300.
    18 Nov 2010, 08:31 AM Reply Like
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