Texas service sector activity slowed in September, according to business executives responding to the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey, as the revenue index slid to 8.9 from 13.6.

The employment index dropped to 3.7 from 7.5, the part-time employment index slipped to 2.4 from 7.1, the hours worked index increased to 2.2 from 1.8, the wages and benefits index slid to 14.1 from 14.6, the input prices index rose to 27.4 from 22.6, the selling prices index declined to 5.0 from 7.2, the capital expenditures index dropped to 9.8 from 14.1, the general business activity index slipped to 14.0 from 16.7.

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