consumer confidence

Economic Report: Consumer Confidence

By |2008-11-25T14:54:57-05:00November 25th, 2008|Markets|

U.S. consumer confidence recovered in the latest month, after plunging to an all-time low in October, the Conference Board reported today. The consumer confidence index jumped to 44.9, from an upwardly revised 38.8 in the month of October. Economists were expecting a reading of 39. Much of the improvement was due to the dramatic fall of gas prices, which perked up consumers [...]

Consumer Confidence

By |2008-10-28T12:55:56-04:00October 28th, 2008|Markets|

U.S. consumer confidence plunged to all-time lows in October after three straight monthly gains, the Conference Board reported today. The consumer confidence index plummeted to 38 from an upwardly revised 61.4 in the month of September. Economists were expecting a reading of 52. Consumer confidence is at its lowest level in the 41-year existence of the report.   Consumer confidence [...]

Conference Board Consumer Confidence

By |2008-09-30T17:48:21-04:00September 30th, 2008|Markets|

U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly rose in September for the third straight month, even as consumers' assessment of the current economy plunged to the lowest level in 15 years, the Conference Board reported today. The consumer confidence index rose to 59.8 from 58.5 in the month of August. Economists were expecting a reading of 58.5. Consumer confidence [...]