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The Galveston County Daily News : Business

October 1, 2014

Business

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US companies add jobs at healthy clip in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses continued hiring at a solid pace in September, according to a private survey. The result marks the the sixth straight month of solid gains.

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Truck deals help boost US auto sales in September
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 10:02 am

DETROIT (AP) — September sales won't be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.

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Chrysler's US sales jump 19 percent in September
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 10:02 am

DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler Group says its U.S. sales rose 19 percent in September thanks to strong demand for the new Jeep Cherokee SUV and the Ram pickup.

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France's Socialists detail hefty spending cuts
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 10:02 am

PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion-euro ($26.5 billion) cost-cutting plan, the biggest in the country's modern history, saying it will focus on trimming welfare benefits.

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General Mills plans to cut about 700 to 800 jobs
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 10:02 am

NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.

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At Paris show, carmakers look to better times
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 10:02 am

PARIS (AP) — European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting.

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Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 9:05 am

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests.

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Germany reports Eurofighter manufacturing fault
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 10:02 am

BERLIN (AP) — The German military says a manufacturing fault has been discovered in the Eurofighter jet affecting the aircraft's fuselage, leading it to suspend deliveries.

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Moet bets on bubbly in China with sparkling winery
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 10:02 am

YONGNING COUNTY, China (AP) — France's Moet Hennessy is betting on China's taste for bubbly with the launch of sales this month by the first foreign-owned Chinese winery devoted to sparkling wine.

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