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

  • Despite Political Campaigns, Late Quarter BREXIT Turmoil, U.S., NY Consumer Sentiment Remains Steady & Robust

    Despite Political Campaigns, Late Quarter BREXIT Turmoil, U.S., NY Consumer Sentiment Remains Steady & Robust
    Sentiment – Future and Current – Little Changed across all Demographic Groups; Current Confidence Edging Upwards Especially Upstate; All Numbers Say, “Consumers will Spend”
    All Buying Plans UP AGAIN!; Home Buying & Furniture Point to Brisk Buying; Gasoline Worries up from Recent Low Hits Lower Income Hardest
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  • NY Sentiment Index Up Slightly

    NY Sentiment Index Up Slightly; Nears National Number; Hits Highest Since ‘07
    Future Outlook Up across all but Low Income; Democrats’ Optimistim Soars; State Republicans See Current Confidence Drop
    Concern about Gas Prices, 27%, Hits all Time Low; Food Worries Lowest Since 2010; Buying Plans Remain Strong with Home Improvements at 20%
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  • Siena College: 9th Annual Upstate New York Business Leader Survey

    Siena College: 9th Annual Upstate New York Business Leader Survey
    CEO Confidence Drops across Upstate
    Cap Reg Most Upbeat; Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse all Below Breakeven Point


    Business Leaders Say Obamacare, Gov’t Regulation Hurt Bottom Line; Have Little Confidence in Local Government, Albany, Less in D.C.
    Call for Tax Reforms, Infrastructure; Strongly Oppose $15 Minimum Wage
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