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May 15, 2011

By Paul Bridgewater, VP world payments, Digital River

By Paul Bridgewater, pbridgewater@digitalriver.com

Consumers remain skittish. Despite recent positive economic signs, the latest Gallup U.S. consumer spending report shows that routine daily expenditures at restaurants, gas stations and online stores are still down from their 2008 highs, falling to $58 per day in January 2011, versus $97 for the same month three years earlier.