Economic Polls

Economic Polls

Siena Research Institute regularly conducts studies on economic matters including the Index of Consumer Sentiment and Consumer Real Estate Sentiment.

                              




Economic - Siena Research Institute News

  • Declining Future Confidence Drops Index to Lowest Since November 2016

    Declining Future Confidence Drops Index to Lowest Since November 2016
    National Sentiment – Highest Since 2004 – Far More Bullish than NYS
    Plans to Buy Homes, Renovation & Furniture Strong; Gas and Food Concerns Lessen
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  • Overall CEO Confidence Slips as Future Expectations Fall

    Siena College: 11th Annual Upstate New York Business Leader Survey
    Overall CEO Confidence Slips as Future Expectations Fall
    Revenue & Profits Predicted to Drop Slightly; Hiring Holds at 37%; Fixed Asset Acquisitions Targeted to Increase
    Business Leaders Say Health Care Costs, Regulation Hurt Bottom Line; Growing Number Now Confident Federal Govt. Will Improve Business Climate; Pluralities Say Health of National Economy, Business Taxes on Right Track
    Half of CEO’s Aware of Disruptive Technologies; 73% See as Opportunity but Aside from Internet and Cloud, Adoption Slow Read More

  • Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong, Up this Quarter, Up from a Year Ago

    Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong, Up this Quarter, Up from a Year Ago
    Higher Income NY’ers Up over 10 points since 2016; Lower Income Residents Unchanged
    Buying Plans for Major Items Show Continuing Strength
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