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UF Survey: Consumer Confidence Up Despite Poor Holiday Retail Sales

Published: Dec 28th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence made a modest gain in December despite disappointing holiday retail sales, reflecting optimism about the progress of the war in Afghanistan, University of Florida economists said Thursday.

Tapping A Virtual Goldmine

Published: Dec 13th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Here’s a nice thought in these economic doldrums: The computer sitting idle at home while you’re at work could instead earn you some spare cash.