Wealth Exhibitionism

Spending by the economically sheltered upper class

Implications - Some affluent consumers are flipping the metaphorical bird at the current economic disaster by continuing to engage heavily in excess spending, some even more so than pre-recession. This spending spree is fueled heavily by the ability for those unaffected by the economy to snag major bargains.
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