Drought and dollar cause key business index to sink

  • Article by: DEE DePASS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 1, 2012 - 8:44 PM

Creighton University report of business conditions noted the first contraction since 2009.

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freedubayAug. 1, 12 2:26 PM

If Katrina was Bush's fault then the drought is Obama's fault. We'll be throwing some good ol'taxpayer money to fix this mess up.

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heckofamanAug. 1, 12 2:41 PM

Business in Ohio is off also - manufacturing sector weak due to low auto/truck and appliance sales. Parts suppliers are cutting cost structure - jobs. Cargill's corn milling operation has adequate grain here but demand continues to be soft for corn based sweeteners.

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