A blog post from The Conference Board says the biggest obstacle to the U.S. economy is the "slow...

|By:, SA News Editor

A blog post from The Conference Board says the biggest obstacle to the U.S. economy is the "slow pace of job growth and the small increases in hourly wage rates." Households are using what savings they have to pay down debt - instead of spend more - in another factor that could keep consumer spending low well into 2012.