Lack of U.S. job growth worries chief executives


By Jonathan Stempel BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 20 (Reuters) - Leaders of many of the largest U.S. companies said they worry that a lack of job growth might sap business -- yet many don't plan to speed up hiring soon. At meetings here this week of the Business Council, chief executives in interviews said many of their companies cannot justify hiring sprees because costs, especially in health care, are prohibitive, even if that forces consumers to spend less or struggle to pay their bills. ...

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