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Confidence in Finances Encourages TX Worker Sentiment

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Confidence among Texas workers improved for the second consecutive month in February, as the state’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) registered 124.5, up 4.2 points from January. Improved perceptions regarding personal finances were among the primary triggers of the increase in the monthly measure of worker confidence. The latest reading is in line with last February’s Index of 123.9. The national Index , based on responses from approximately 9,000 workers across the country, also rose in February, gaining 2.9 points to 107.1.

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