Slower growth likely in rural areas of 10 states
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economic growth will likely slow in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states in the months ahead.
A monthly survey of rural bankers released Thursday shows the region’s overall economic index falling to 50.8 in January from December’s 56.1.
The index ranges from 0 to 100, and any score above 50 suggests growth in that factor in the months ahead.
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