The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry reached 54.2 this month, up from 48.5 in December. "We are still optimistic long term," said Valerie Hayes Jester, president of Brandywine Capital Associates. "My concerns are for the short term and the ramifications of the issues our country faces on the economic level. Demand seems to ebb and flow based upon the day's headlines."

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