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October 4, 2006

Hudson Index: New York City

After hovering around 90.0 for five months, the Hudson Employment Index (SM) for New York dropped 6.5 points to 84.4, the lowest reading this year.

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October 4, 2006

Hudson Index: Ohio

Ohio worker confidence posted the second consecutive gain in September, as the state’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) rose 1.4 points to 100.1.

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October 4, 2006

PA Worker Confidence Up Despite Lower Hiring Expectations

After two consecutive months of decline, worker confidence in Pennsylvania improved in September. The state’s Hudson Employment Index ( SM) rose 1.8 points to 98.8.

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October 4, 2006

Philadelphia Worker Confidence Up Despite Drop in Expected Hiring

After reaching a 2006 low in August, the Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Philadelphia workers rose nearly two points to 89.4 in September. Increased job security sparked the up-tick in local worker confidence.

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October 4, 2006

Hudson Index: San Francisco

After falling for three consecutive months, San Francisco worker confidence reversed its trend in September as the local Hudson Employment Index (SM) inched up one point to 100.2.

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October 4, 2006

Hudson Index: Tampa

After hitting a 2006 high last month, confidence amongst Tampa workers declined as the local Hudson Employment Index (SM) fell 5.5 points to 115.5 in September.

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October 4, 2006

TX Worker Confidence Hits Record High Again

Topping the old record set just last month, the state’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) inched up 0.8 to a new all-time high of 127.7.

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October 4, 2006

DC Worker Confidence Falls as Workers Question Job Security

Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Washington, D.C. workers fell 2.2 points to 119.9.

October 4, 2006

U.S. Workers Forecast Less Hiring on the Horizon

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) decreased to 100.5 in September, the lowest reading so far this year.

October 2, 2006

Economic Confidence Rises in Chicago

The economic confidence of consumers in Chicagoland rose during the third quarter of the year, according to the Rasmussen Consumer Index for the region released today by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

September 26, 2006

Small Businesses Upbeat on Economy

The Discover® Small Business Watch (SM) rose to 107.7 in September as small business owners expressed increased confidence in the U.S. economy.

September 20, 2006

Managers Rate Themselves Highly; Workers Not So Sure

Nearly all managers (92%) consider themselves to be an excellent or good boss. However, the latest Hudson survey found that employees do not necessarily agree.

August 30, 2006

Worker Confidence Up Despite Dip in Expected Hiring

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) rose one point to 102.9 in August, a moderate increase albeit the most substantial since May.

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August 30, 2006

Hudson Index: Texas

Worker confidence jumped to a record high in Texas, as the state’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) spiked 9.7 points to 126.5.

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August 30, 2006

Hudson Index: Tampa

The Hudson Employment Index SM for Tampa workers rose over two points to 121.0 in August.

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August 30, 2006

San Francisco Worker Confidence Continues to Fall

San Francisco worker confidence continued to cool off in August as the local Hudson Employment Index (SM) fell 1.2 points to 99.2.

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August 30, 2006

Hudson Index: Philadelphia

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Philadelphia fell 11.8 points to 87.5 in August, its lowest reading of the year. All factors contributing to the local Index had negative movement this month.

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August 30, 2006

Hudson Index: Pennsylvania

For the second consecutive month, worker confidence fell in Pennsylvania. The state’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) dropped 7.1 points to 97 in August.

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August 30, 2006

Hudson Index: Ohio

Ohio worker confidence improved in August, as the state’s Hudson Employment Index SM jumped 6.1 points to 98.7. An increase in anticipated hiring activity coupled with a drop in expected lay-offs led to the jump in confidence statewide.

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August 30, 2006

Hudson Index: New York City

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.