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Consumer Confidence in March – Better Expectations

The Conference Board reported that in March the Consumer Confidence Index rebounded. The Consumer Confidence Index rose to 96.2 in March, from 94.0 in February. The present situation index in March moderately decreased to 113.6, from 115.0 in February; the expectations index climbed to 84.7 in March, from 79.9 in February. In March, consumers were more optimistic about the short-term… Read More ›

Consumer Confidence Ebbed in February

The Consumer Confidence Index, reported by the Conference Board, ebbed in February. The Consumer Confidence Index declined to 92.2 in February, from 97.9 in January. After a modest increase in January, both the present situation index and the expectations index decreased in February. The present situation index in February decreased to 112.1, from 116.7 in January; the expectations index dropped… Read More ›

Optimistic Consumer Confidence in January

The Conference Board released the Consumer Confidence Index for January 2016. The Consumer Confidence Index rose slightly to 98.1 in January. The present situation index in January was unchanged, remaining at the same level of 116.4 as that in December; the expectations index rose to 85.9 in January from 83.0 in December. In January, consumers’ optimism about the short-term outlook… Read More ›