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Personal Finances Up While Hiring Expectations Hit Record Low

Hudson Employment Index (SM) Up Slightly to 101.4

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) rose .9 points in October to 101.4, up from last month’s 2006 annual low reading. Improved sentiment around personal finances and job security triggered the uptick. However, a decrease in the number of employees expecting hiring tempered worker confidence. The latest Index is almost one point higher than last October, when it was 100.5.

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