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Construction spending ekes out slight gain in September

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington — A mixed picture of the economy emerged one day before key midterm elections that have focused on the nation’s financial health. Spending by Americans slowed in September and their incomes fell for ...

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Home construction leaps 10.5 percent in August thanks to condos, apartments

By ?ALAN ZIBEL AP Real Estate Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Home construction increased last month and applications for building permits also grew. But the gains were driven mainly by apartment and condominium construction, not the much larger single-family homes sector. ...

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Consumer spending, personal incomes both still flat 

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers did not boost their spending in June and their incomes failed to increase, further evidence that the economic recovery slowed in the spring. And Americans saved at the highest rate ...

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