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LI consumer confidence dips in third quarter
Consumer confidence on Long Island dipped during the summer but remains near the record high recorded last spring.
The Siena College Research Institute Wednesday said its confidence index for the July-September period was 70.2 points, off 3.3 from the spring.
The local index was 61.8 points a year ago. Readings below 76 indicate the number of people who are pessimistic about their economic...