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Personal Finance Concerns Hurt Tampa Worker Confidence

Worker confidence in Tampa dropped in February, as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM)slid 3.8 points to 116.1. Worsened sentiments about personal finances coupled with greater worry about job loss drove the decrease. The city’s latest measure of worker sentiment is well above last February’s Index of 110.9. The composite Index, which is based on responses from approximately 9,000 workers nationwide, rose 2.9 points this month to 107.1.

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