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WASHINGTON | Survey: US services firms grew in November

WASHINGTON — U.S. services firms grew at a slightly stronger pace in November, a sign that the recent stock market sell-offs have yet to dampen enthusiasm among consumers. The Institute for Supply Management, which is composed of purchasing managers, reported Thursday that its services index rose to 60.7 last month, up from 60.3 in October. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Survey: US services firms grew in November

WASHINGTON | US services firms’ growth slipped in Oct. after record Sept.

WASHINGTON — U.S. services firms expanded at a slightly slower rate in October, after achieving a record pace in September in a sign of the economy’s strength and endurance. The Institute for Supply Management, which is composed of purchasing managers, reported Monday that its services index dipped to 60.3 in October, down from 61.6 in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US services firms’ growth slipped in Oct. after record Sept.