After a March tax-season spike, worker confidence among accounting and finance workers dropped in April, according to the Hudson Employment Index.

The index for the segment fell 17.6 points last month, to 104. A combination of more workers saying that their finances were getting worse and decreased job satisfaction had the greatest impact on the lower reading. The April 2007 reading for the segment was nearly 7 points lower than the reading of a year ago, 110.8.

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