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Economists growing more upbeat about year ahead

NEW YORK — Economists are increasingly, but still cautiously, optimistic about growth in the year ahead with the hiring expected to pick up in coming months. A quarterly survey by the National Association for Business Economists released Monday shows half ...

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Poll: Hiring will pick up, growth slow in 2nd half

NEW YORK — Economists increasingly see hiring picking up through the rest of 2011, even as they predict slower overall growth. The National Association for Business Economists quarterly survey found 43 percent of respondents say their firms will likely increase employment in the next six months, the highest number in a year.

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Economists: Lower growth, higher oil prices coming

NEW YORK — Economists are dialing back their expectations for U.S. economic growth this year. A survey from the National Association for Business Economics predicts GDP will grow 2.8 percent this year — down from the group's February prediction ...

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