WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy rose to its highest level in more than five years, bolstered by a more optimistic outlook for hiring. The Conference Board, a New York-based private research group, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy jumped in May to a five-year high, lifted by a better outlook for hiring, rising home prices and more optimism about business conditions. The increase suggests consumers […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of the U.S. economy’s health over the next six months declined slightly in March from February, a sign that growth may slow this spring.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are less confident in the economy than they were last month as massive government spending cuts have stoked economic uncertainty.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An increase in Social Security taxes is leaving Americans with less take-home pay — and a more negative outlook for the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Thursday, pushed down by unwelcome signs that the economy is still far from repaired and that “fiscal cliff” negotiations are far from sealed.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Conference Board is delaying the release of its Consumer Confidence Index for October until Thursday because of Superstorm Sandy. The survey was scheduled to be released Tuesday morning, but the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans stepped up their spending at retail businesses in September, reflecting higher consumer confidence. The increase was driven by another strong month of auto sales and the release of the iPhone5. Retail […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are more confident in the economy than they have been in seven months, an encouraging sign for President Barack Obama with six weeks left in the presidential race. A new survey […]
NEW YORK (AP) – A private group says U.S. consumer confidence jumped this month to the highest level since February, bolstered by a brighter hiring outlook. The Conference Board says its Consumer Confidence Index rose […]