AAA http://wamc.org en NY Consumer Sentiment Up 3rd Straight Month http://wamc.org/post/ny-consumer-sentiment-3rd-straight-month <p>Consumers across New York are optimistic as we enter the second half of 2014. A new survey out shows that while they may not sold on the future, New Yorkers are happy with the present...</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:59:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 94074 at http://wamc.org NY Consumer Sentiment Up 3rd Straight Month New Englanders Expected to Travel More on Labor Day Weekend http://wamc.org/post/new-englanders-expected-travel-more-labor-day-weekend <p>The thought of one more road trip before winter is inspiring more New England residents to travel during the Labor Day holiday weekend.</p><p>AAA says about 1.6 million New England residents, or about 11.3 percent of the population, will travel 50 miles or more from home during the weekend. That represents a three percent increase over last year, just slightly ahead of the national forecast of 2.9 percent.</p><p>AAA Southern New England says the increase appears to reflect the nation's continued slow and steady economic recovery.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 46917 at http://wamc.org