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Tony Villamil interviewed by Sun-Sentinel on Florida’s Consumer Confidence

April 30, 2012 –

Tony Villamil, WEG Founder & Principal Advisor and St. Thomas University’s Dean of School of Business was interviewed Donna Gehrke-White on the Consumer Confidence report released on April 24th. April’s Consumer Confidence in Florida fell a point to 73. Even though Floridians’ Consumer Confidence dropped, Villamil said, “the mood was upbeat in Florida this winter,” adding that the “economy was starting to rebound.” Tony also noted that the current political climate should be considered as a factor because particularly, South Floridians, “like the rest of the nation, are facing ‘political silly season,’ with both parties scaring voters with dire predictions if their opponents win.”

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