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Service firms’ growth slowed

October figures log weak gains

Posted: November 6, 2012 at 2:41 a.m.

U.S. service companies grew at a slightly weaker pace in October than September because sales and new orders slowed. But a measure of employment rose, indicating services firms hired more.

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Business, Pages 19 on 11/06/2012

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