Please, explain me the meaning of the phrasal verb "set to limp".
The original sentence is here:
"With the global economy set to limp its way through 2012, gold prices continue to soar toward a record high."
If a person or thing is set to do something then that thing is arranged or foreseen. Your sentence means approximately the same as: As the current situation strongly suggests that the global economy will limp its way through 2012, gold prices will ...