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    Arkansas Business: Investors expecting a dicey September

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Arkansas Business) -- Investors are expecting a dicey September. Tensions in Syria are expected to mount, given possible U.S. military action. There will be national elections in Germany that could change how the eurozone handles rescue loans for troubled countries.

    Spending bill must pass to avoid government shutdown

    Congress will need to pass a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. And there's also the Fed -- many expect the central bank to reduce its bond purchases, which have bolstered the economy and stock market.

    Gus's looking for second Little Rock location

    The ownership team behind Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken in the River Market is looking for another location in Little Rock.

    Will Slabaugh, one of three owners of the Memphis chain's franchise, confirming to Arkansas Business that they're looking at a number of different sites -- across Little Rock and the state -- to figure out where their second restaurant might go.

    Slabaugh owns Gus's with Daniel Bryant and Carter and Jenny Malloy, all of Little Rock.

    The Little Rock Gus's, which opened to long lines in late May, is the Memphis chain's first franchise.

    Big doings coming up for Acxiom

    Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock, the publicly traded data mining company, is set to open a new website Wednesday that will allow you to search what information the company might have about you.

    The site, www.AboutTheData.com , goes online Wednesday.

    There, according to the New York Times, you can see what facts the company has gathered about you including education level, marital status; homeownership status; vehicle details; and recent purchase categories.

    You'll also be able to learn more about the sources behind the data, such as self-reported surveys or public data.

    The site will also allow you to correct or suppress individual data elements, or to opt out entirely of having Acxiom collect and store marketing data.

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