consumer confidence


The latest Siena College poll shows consumer confidence has dropped sharply in 2019.


A Siena College poll released this week shows strong consumer sentiment in New York.

New York’s overall Index of Consumer Sentiment is 4.4 points below the nation’s Index of 98.3.
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It has been a rocky few months for the economy, but people in New York remain optimistic, according to the Siena College Research Institute’s latest Consumer Sentiment poll.

Consumer sentiment among New Yorkers is up - a new Siena poll says the trend is driven by increasing future optimism.

A recent poll shows New Yorkers are feeling more confident when it comes to spending money.


Consumer confidence in New York is on the rise, according to a survey released Thursday.

A new poll shows a drop in consumer confidence across New York state.

The Siena College Research Institute poll released Wednesday pegs overall confidence at 90.5 in the third quarter, down from 92.1 in the second quarter.  

Consumer confidence fell again throughout New York in the fourth quarter: new data from the Siena Research Institute shows his is the second consecutive quarter confidence fell in eight of the nine metro areas that were measured.

"Consumers are not starting 2014 on a hopeful note in New York," said Don Levy, director of the institute. The Albany area's overall fourth quarter confidence number stood a 71.3, having fallen from 76.8 in the fourth quarter of 2012.