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Economic Winners and Losers

Economic Winners and Losers

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Our economy has seen better days. The stock market is temperamental, housing foreclosures have skyrocketed, personal debt and bankruptcies are up, and now there's talk of a possible recession. It's a gloomy picture. But not everyone is falling on hard times. In fact, some businesses have benefited from the economy's sad state, and in curious ways. Today we talk to Dean Foust, Atlanta Bureau Chief for Business Week about the economic winners and losers.

And we want you to be our reporters — our eyes and ears across the country. Tell us what's going on in your neighborhood, among your co-workers, and in your town: who's winning, and who's losing in the economic slump? And tell us your personal stories as well.