consumer confidence

The Syracuse region now has the best consumer confidence for metropolitan regions in upstate New York, as buyers there are finally starting to feel like this year’s economy will be better than the past one.

Consumer confidence was still the highest in New York City for the past three months, according to a consumer confidence index tabulated by the Siena Research Institute.

Consumer confidence down in New York last month

May 3, 2012

High gas prices, poor home buying, and low job reports sent consumer confidence down in New York last month.