Fewer U.s. Companies Planning To Hire; Europe Looms: Poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American companies are scaling back plans to hire workers and a rising share of firms feel the European debt crisis is taking a bite out of their sales, a survey showed on Monday.

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