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Hudson Index: New York City

Worker Confidence Inches Up to 2006 High

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for New York continues to hover around 90.0 for the fifth consecutive month, as local employee confidence inched up .5 points to 90.9 in August. The city’s latest reading is the highest of the year and is nearly 11 points higher than it was at this time last year when the local Index was 80.0. The composite Index, based on responses from approximately 9,000 workers nationwide, rose one point to 102.9.

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