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Large Profits Fuel Hope for Economic Recovery

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Large Profits Fuel Hope for Economic Recovery

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Large Profits Fuel Hope for Economic Recovery

Large Profits Fuel Hope for Economic Recovery

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Many companies report higher-than-expected second-quarter profits, bolstering hope that the economy is picking up speed. But some analysts express caution, saying a recent rise in interest rates could hurt business and consumer spending in the coming months. Hear NPR's Jim Zarroli.