ANALYSIS-As economies sputter, truck sales stall

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By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The modest rebound in North American truck sales that commercial vehicle makers were hoping for in 2009 is looking increasingly unlikely as the U.S. economy slows even more as a result of the turmoil in financial markets. That's more bad news for the truckmakers, which suddenly finds itself confronting a downturn in markets that had -- until now -- been growing steadily and offsetting the softness here. Late last week, the top executive ...

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