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Long Island CEO’s Guardedly Optimistic

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Long Island CEO’s Guardedly Optimistic

Predict Strong Revenues, Profits, Asset Acquisitions & Hiring

Business Leaders Say Obamacare, Gov’t Regulation Hurt Bottom Line; Have Little Confidence in Government
Support Infrastructure Development Especially Bridges and Roads
Majority Rate LI High ‘As Area where Business Can Succeed’


NY Consumer Sentiment Strengthens as Year Ends

Monday, January 11, 2016

NY Consumer Sentiment Strengthens as Year Ends; Current Outlook Up as Large Majority Say ‘It’s a Good Time to Buy’; Personal Future Outlook Improves But Predictions for Statewide Economy Down and Guarded
State Republicans Up Sharply; Dems Sag but Remain More Optimistic than GOP’s
All Buying Plans Remain Above Historic Averages; At Nearly 28% Furniture Buying Highest in 14 Years; Gasoline Worries at New Low, Again; Grocery Concerns Continue


NY Consumer Sentiment Dips Second Consecutive Quarter

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

NY Consumer Sentiment Dips Second Consecutive Quarter; Index Remains Positive and Approaches National Score as U.S. Rate Falls
Upstate/Downstate Confidence Gap Widens to Almost 12 points, Largest in 2 ½ Years
Buying Plans All Above Historic Averages; Home Buying at 10% Highest Ever; Gasoline Worries at New Low; Grocery Concerns Continue for Two-Thirds


Softening Current Economic Outlook Slows Consumer Sentiment

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Softening Current Economic Outlook Slows Consumer Sentiment;
New Yorkers Far More Upbeat than a Year Ago But Trail Nation by 11 Points
Buying Plans Remain High; Cars, Homes, Furniture Should see Active Quarters Ahead
Rising Prices Fuel Concerns at Gas Pump; Food Costs Continue to Worry Most NY’ers


Consumer Sentiment Strengthens; Current Confidence Hits 8-Year High

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Consumer Sentiment Strengthens; Current Confidence Hits 8-Year High
Buying Plans Soar for Cars and Homes
Gasoline Concerns Hit All Time Record Low