Expectations about business conditions in the Granite State and in the U.S. have fallen sharply. New Hampshire adults also report drops in their household financial condition. While this may be a reaction to the recent government shutdown and debt ceiling debates, it does not bode well for economic growth in the state. This drop in confidence among New Hampshire residents is consistent with a decrease in consumer confidence nationwide.
UNH Survey Center
Survey Center, UNH, "NH Consumer Confidence Falls 11/1/13" (2013). All UNH Survey Center Polls. 176.