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Area new and used car sales decline

Monthly sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County in August continued to lag 2007, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Area dealers sold 3,436 new cars and trucks last month, down more than 4 percent from 3,591 ...

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Area new and used car sales decline

Monthly sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County in August continued to lag 2007, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported.

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Survey: NY’s best days have passed

More than half of New York residents believe the country’s best economic days are behind us and the next generation will have to accept a lower standard of living, a monthly survey by Siena Research Institute shows. However, some 40 ...

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Survey: NY’s best days have passed

More than half of New York residents believe the country’s best economic days are behind us and the next generation will have to accept a lower standard of living, a monthly survey by Siena Research Institute shows.

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Rochester hiring outlook among best

The hiring outlook among Rochester-area businesses was the sixth best in the nation in the past quarter, a Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans shows. Half of area businesses interviewed for the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey expect to ...

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Rochester hiring outlook among best

The hiring outlook among Rochester-area businesses was the sixth best in the nation in the past quarter, a Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans shows.

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Online job listings reach record high

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising reached a record high in August in terms of new ads and total ads, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 15,300 online job ads were posted here last month, up from 13,000 in July and 11,000 ...

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Online job listings reach record high

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising reached a record high in August in terms of new ads and total ads, the Conference Board Inc. reported.

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Consumer confidence up in upstate

Overall confidence among upstate consumers continued to rise in August, a monthly survey by the Siena Research Institute shows. Overall confidence in upstate—which includes both current and future confidence—increased to 51.9 from 50.4 in July, but was down from 69.9 ...

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Consumer confidence up in upstate

Overall confidence among upstate consumers continued to rise in August, a monthly survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

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Employee confidence falls in N.Y.

Worker confidence in New York fell in July, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows. The New York Employment Report employee confidence index fell 3.4 points to 40.4 last month and was down more than 24 points from ...

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Area business conditions improve

General business conditions in the Rochester area improved this month for the first time since April, a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. shows. One-quarter of area businesses and individuals reported improved business conditions in August, ...

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Area business conditions improve

General business conditions in the Rochester area improved this month for the first time since April, a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. shows.

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Dealers face end of leases

Drivers who like to pull away from a car dealership every three or four years in a new vehicle may have to rethink their game plan as the nation’s Big Three automakers and their financing arms move away from leasing. ...

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