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Current consumer confidence rises

Overall consumer confidence in Upstate New York—including both current and future confidence—increased slightly in June, a Siena College survey shows. Researchers said overall confidence rose to 74.5 in June, up 3.7 points. Current confidence in the region jumped 8.3 points ...

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Current consumer confidence rises

Overall consumer confidence in Upstate New York—including both current and future confidence—increased slightly in June, a Siena College survey shows.

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Survey: Business conditions stable

General business conditions locally remained stable in June, with no respondents reporting worse conditions, according to a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc.

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Survey: Business conditions stable

General business conditions locally remained stable in June, with no respondents reporting worse conditions, according to a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. Some 7 percent of respondents reported better business conditions last month, compared with ...

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Consumer confidence lags here

Overall consumer confidence—including both current and future confidence—declined in the second quarter in the Rochester metropolitan area, a Siena College survey shows. In the latest Quarterly Consumer Confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute, the Rochester area ranked fifth of ...

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Consumer confidence lags here

Overall consumer confidence—including both current and future confidence—declined in the second quarter in the Rochester metropolitan area, a Siena College survey shows.

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Delphi leader gets $3 million signing bonus

Delphi Corp.’s new CEO will receive a $3 million signing bonus with a base salary of $1.5 million, documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission state. Robert Miller also will receive a $2 million bonus upon achieving performance targets, ...

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Help-wanted ad volume falls in May

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising index—an indicator of the job market—fell four points in May, the Conference Board Inc. reported today. The local index fell to 16 last month from 20 in March and April. The index dipped five points from 21 ...

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Help-wanted ad volume falls in May

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising index—an indicator of the job market—fell four points to 16 in May, the Conference Board Inc. reported Thursday. It was 20 points in March and April, and 21 a year ago.

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Patrick Pontiac revs up for expansion

Patrick Pontiac Inc. broke ground this week on a multimillion-dollar facility at the former Monroe Tractor & Implement Co. site in Henrietta. Located at the northeast corner of West Henrietta Road and Lehigh Station Road, the 10.5 acre, 60,000-square-foot facility ...

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Turnaround guru Miller to lead Delphi

Delphi Corp. has named turnaround specialist Robert Miller as its new chairman and CEO, effective July 1. Miller, 63, succeeds founding chairman J.T. Battenberg III, who announced his plans to retire this year. Miller has resigned as non-executive chairman of ...

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Turnaround guru Miller to lead Delphi

Delphi Corp. has named turnaround specialist Robert Miller as its new chairman and CEO, effective July 1. Miller is known for his turnaround roles at Chrysler Corp. and other companies.

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Sales of new and used cars decrease

New- and used-vehicle sales slumped in May, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Sales of used vehicles were down nearly 10 percent in May compared with April and nearly 4 percent from a year ago, RADA reported. New-vehicle sales ...

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High gasoline prices here fuel outrage

When Rochester-area motorists fill their gas tanks they may be the victims of zone pricing, a new federal study indicates. But a separate federal study discounts that theory. Zone pricing is the practice of refiners charging retailers different prices for ...

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