Hurricane Harvey to slow economic growth

Evacuees
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Hurricane Harvey is so epic that it will bring down the nation’s economic growth in the quarter.

Goldman Sachs says disruptions to the energy sector are a big part of it.

But there’s also a slowdown in retail sales and an increase in jobless claims are business can’t open and people can’t even get to work.

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