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Vulture Consumers Gain From Others' Misfortune

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In the current economic slump, many consumers are finding bargains by low-balling salesmen or snapping up foreclosed homes.

Reporter Jennifer Saranow weighs the ethics of "vulture consumerism" — benefiting from another's misfortune. She wrote an article about it, "Trading Morals for Dollars in a Recession," for the Daily Beast.

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