In this Nov. 19, 2011 photo, customers line up for hot drinks at Starbucks, in New York. The way Americans are chomping Big Macs, lacing up Air Jordans and gulping peppermint mochas in this abysmal ... more 
In this Nov. 19, 2011 photo, customers line up for hot drinks at Starbucks, in New York. The way Americans are chomping Big Macs, lacing up Air Jordans and gulping peppermint mochas in this abysmal economy, you’d think they’re taking advantage of big holiday discounts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mark Lennihan
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 10:36 AM EST