Texas service sector activity slowed again in October, according to business executives responding to the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey, as the revenue index slid to 5.3 from 8.9.

The employment index gained to 5.5 from 3.7, the part-time employment index slipped to zero from 2.4, the hours worked index reversed to negative 2.3 from positive 2.2, the wages and benefits index slid to 8.7 from 14.1, the input prices index rose to 28.6 from 27.4, the selling prices index increased to 7.4 from 5.0, the capital expenditures index dropped to 8.2 from 9.8, the general business activity index slipped to 6.4 from 14.0.

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