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Service sector activity grows more slowly May

...for Supply Management reported Friday. The Tempe, Ariz.-based research group reported that its index of non-manufacturing business activity fell to 58.5 in May from 61.7 in April. Analysts had been looking for a reading of 60.0. Any...

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Service sector cools in June, but hiring is strong

...new orders ticked upward to 62.4 in June from 61.3 a month before. Rising prices remained an issue for non-manufacturing businesses, with that index standing at 74.6, from 74.4 in May and 68.6 in April. In a conference call with...

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Computer manufacturing and services to thrive in 1999

...by The McGraw-Hill Companies, forecasts trends in 137 manufacturing industries and 36 service and other non-manufacturing businesses. Growth should continue in more than 80 percent of them -- 144. Declines are expected in 27 areas and no...

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Energy costs drive up prices

...while the services sector slowed. The Institute of Supply Management, which conducted the survey, said its non-manufacturing business activity index was at 53.3 percent in September, down from August's reading of 65 percent. The group's...

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Dollar weakens against major rivals

...April after an upwardly revised 5 percent jump in March. Meanwhile, the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing business index eased to 65.2 in May from the record 68.4 reading seen in April. On top of that, fears that an...

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Stocks rally in anticipation of tax cuts

...followed an economic report from the Institute of Supply Management. The group reported that its index of non-manufacturing business activity stood at 54.7 in December, down from 57.4 in November and below analysts' expectations for a...

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