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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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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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