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Terrorism Biggest Threat to U.S. Economy -NABE Survey

Terrorism has overtaken weak job growth and the budget deficit as the biggest risk to the U.S. economy, and inflation fears are slowly building, a survey of American businesses out on Tuesday showed. The survey of 172 members of the National Association for Business Economics found 40 percent of respondents said terrorism was the largest short-term threat to the economy, more than double the 19 percent who said so six months ago. The survey was taken between July 23 and Aug. 5. On Aug. 1 the government raised the terrorism threat level to “high,” or code-orange, in New York, northern New Jersey and Washington, D.C., citing threats to financial institutions in those areas. Full Story

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