Consumer Confidence Index

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US consumer sentiment reaches 6-year high in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more confident about the economy than at any time since July 2007, a survey found, suggesting consumers will spend more and accelerate growth in the months ahead. The University of […]

07/26/2013

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US consumer confidence at five-year high in June

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, […]

06/25/2013

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Consumer confidence falls in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are less confident in the economy than they were last month as massive government spending cuts have stoked economic uncertainty.

03/26/2013

US homebuilder confidence at 6-year high

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rose this month to its highest level in six and a half years, driven by strong demand for newly built homes and growing optimism that the housing […]

11/19/2012

Conference Board delays Consumer Confidence Index

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 […]

10/30/2012

US consumer confidence at highest level in 5 years

WASHINGTON (AP) – A survey shows consumer confidence rose this month to the highest level in five years, an encouraging sign for the still-weak economy The University of Michigan’s final index of October consumer sentiment […]

10/26/2012

Report: Americans feel more confident in economy

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 […]

09/25/2012

US consumer confidence jumps to 7-month high

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 […]

09/25/2012