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Consumer Confidence Fell in May

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index fell to 92.6 in May, down 2.1 points from the previous month. The Present Situation Index fell 4.2 points to 112.9, while the Expectations Index fell 0.7 points to 79.0. “Consumer confidence declined slightly in May, primarily due to consumers rating current conditions less favorably than in April,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic ...

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Consumer Confidence Fell in February

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index declined in February, falling 5.6 points to 92.2, after increasing in the previous two months. The Present Situation Index fell 4.5 points to 112.1, while the Expectations Index fell 6.4 points to 78.9 in February. “Consumers’ short-term outlook grew more pessimistic, with consumers expressing greater apprehension about business conditions, their personal financial situation, and ...

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Consumer Confidence Improves After Two Monthly Declines

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index improved in December to 96.5, after declining the previous two months. The Present Situation Index also increased to 115.3, up from 110.9 the previous month. The Expectations Index rose to 83.9, up from 80.4 in November. According to Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board, “As 2015 draws to a close, ...

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Conference Board Sees Declining Consumer Confidence

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index declined for a second straight month in November to a reading of 90.4, down from 99.1 in October and 102.6 in September. The Present Situation Index also decreased for a second month to 108.1, down from 114.6 in October and 120.3 in September. The Expectations Index saw a third monthly decline, to 78.6 in ...

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Consumer Confidence Fell in October

Consumer Confidence declined in October, falling 5 points to 97.6 according to The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index. The Present Situation Index – a measure of respondents’ appraisal of current business and employment conditions, fell 8.2 points from an eight year high to 112.1, while the Expectations Index – a measure of business employment and total family income expectations in ...

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Confidence Rises, Present Situation Index Reaches 8-Year High

Consumer confidence increased in September, rising 1.7 percent to 103.0 points according to The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index. The Present Situation Index – a measure of respondents’ appraisal of current business and employment conditions, grew 5.3 points to 121.1, an eight year high, while the Expectations Index – a measure of business employment and total family income expectations in ...

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Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Rises after Soft July

Consumer confidence rebounded in August after July’s decline, rising 10.5 points on the month to 101.5, according to The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index. The Present Situation Index – a measure of respondents’ appraisal of current business and employment conditions, grew 11.1 points to 115.1 in August, while the Expectations Index – a measure of business, employment and total family ...

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