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Consumers and the economy

Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

10-year Treasurys hit their lowest yield in more than a year this week after ongoing unrest in the Ukraine and fears about consumer spending weighed on the markets. Is a larger pullback underway? Morgan Stanley Senior Economist Ellen Zentner and Allianz Global Investors U.S. Head of Investments Kristina Hooper sound off on weak retail sales, geopolitical tensions in Europe and investing alternatives.