Most of us have received a foil-lined helium balloon to mark an occasion such as a birthday or anniversary, or as an encouragement when ill. Although the balloon starts out full and buoyant, it gradually sinks as the seal inevitably fails. The leaky balloon seems a fitting analogy for the U.S. economy, which also appears to have developed a slow leak and is gradually losing altitude. We present the following as illustrations:
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