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SALES OF NEW CARS IN STATE SPEED UP

Economist sees big increase as good sign for economy

Jonathan Horn, U-T SAN DIEGO

Friday, July 20, 2012

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“I think that this is a very strong and clear indication that the economy is getting better from the mere fact that it’s reflecting people’s ability to spend,” said Kelly Cunningham, an economist at the National University System Institute for Policy Research. “This is very good evidence that the money’s there, because if it wasn’t, the people wouldn’t be out shopping, and they wouldn’t be out buying.”