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Credit managers score economy strongest since July

Amid reports of slower economic growth and falling consumer confidence, companies’ credit managers have given the economy their best rating in nine months. Survey responses showed weaker companies’ prospects improved while stronger ones continued to grow.

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Ford Claycomo needs a one-week repair break

Ford Motor Co. said it will take a one-week production break at the Kansas City Assembly Plant to fix some “mechanical issues” in the production system. The plant normally would shut in October for a week but moved up the break to deal with the issues.

Technology

Sprint pads cash holdings by $3.1 billion

Sprint Corp. announced it is picking up $3.1 billion in cash through two transactions, including its second cellphone sale-and-lease deal involving its parent company, SoftBank Group Corp.This is Sprint’s second cash-raising deal with a new company that SoftBank set up last year with a number of Japanese banks.

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