News In Brief

Data Points

Paddy Hirsch Aug 29, 2011

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USDA predicts food prices will rise 3-4%.

Consumer spending rises 0.8% in July; Personal income rises 0.3%.

IMF drops US growth forecast to 2%.

Hurricane Irene estimated to cost insurers $2.6 bln.

Small businesses have added 35,000 jobs so far this month, an increase of 0.18% (Intuit survey).

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