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NY metro area consumer confidence up in February
Consumer confidence in the metropolitan area rose in February despite concerns about gasoline prices and the impact of federal sequestration budget cuts.
The Siena College Research Institute Wednesday reported its consumer confidence index for Long Island, New York City and its northern suburbs rose 4.4 points last month to 82.4 from January.
Readings above 76 points indicate the number...