US businesses hiring more people

Published On: Jul 21 2014 07:46:11 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 21 2014 05:56:50 PM EDT
DETROIT -

A new survey finds rising sales helped boost hiring and wages at U.S. businesses in the second quarter, and companies are optimistic into the fall. The National Association for Business Economics finds that 57 percent of the 85 respondents to the quarterly survey said sales at their companies rose in the April-June period. That was up from 53 percent in the first quarter.

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