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Consumer Confidence Ticks Up in July

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 0.3 point to 127.4 in July. The Present Situation Index increased 4.2 points to 165.9. The Expectations Index declined 2.3 points to 101.7. “Consumer confidence gained marginal ground in July, after a modest decline in June,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. “Consumers’ assessment of present-day conditions improved, ...

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Consumer Confidence Slips in June

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased 2.4 points to 126.4 in June. The Present Situation Index was nudged down 0.1 point to 161.1. The Expectations Index declined 4.0 points to 103.2. “Consumer confidence declined in June after improving in May,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. “Consumers’ assessment of present-day conditions was relatively unchanged, ...

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Consumer Confidence Rises in April

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 1.7 points to 128.7 in April. Last month’s index was downwardly revised from 127.7 to 127.0. The Present Situation Index rose 1.5 points to 159.6. The Expectations Index improved 1.9 points to 108.1. “Consumer confidence increased moderately in April after a decline in March,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The ...

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Consumer Confidence Slows in March

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased 2.3 points to 127.7 in March. Last month’s index was downwardly revised from 130.8 to 130.0. The Present Situation Index fell 1.3 points to 159.9. The Expectations Index declined 3.0 points to 106.2. “Consumer confidence declined moderately in March after reaching an 18-year high in February,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators ...

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Consumer Confidence Accelerates in February

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 6.5 points to 130.8 in February. Last month’s index was downwardly revised from 125.4 to 124.3. The Present Situation Index increased 5.7 points to 162.4 after falling 2.2 points last month. The Expectations Index surged 5.7 points to 109.7. “Consumer confidence improved to its highest level since 2000 (Nov. 2000, 132.6) after a ...

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Consumer Confidence Surges in January

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 2.3 points to 125.4 in January. Last month’s index was upwardly revised from 122.1 to 123.1. The Present Situation Index decreased 1.3 points to 155.3 after rising 1.7 points last month. The Expectations Index surged 4.7 points to 105.5. “Consumer confidence improved in January after declining in December,” said Lynn Franco, Director of ...

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Consumer Confidence Declined in December

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased 6.5 points to 122.1 in December. Last month’s index was downwardly revised from 129.5 to 128.6. The Present Situation Index grew 1.7 points to 156.6 after increasing 2.9 points last month. The Expectations Index fell 11.9 points to 99.1. “Consumer confidence retreated in December after reaching a 17-year high in November,” said Lynn ...

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Consumer Confidence Remains Historically Strong in November

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 3.5 points to 129.5 in November. Last month’s index was upwardly revised from 125.9 to 126.2. The Present Situation Index grew 1.9 points to 153.9 after increasing 4.9 points last month. The Expectations Index rose 4.3 points to 113.3, the fourth increase in the last five months. “Consumer confidence increased for a fifth ...

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Consumer Confidence Hits 17-Year High in October

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 5.3 points to 125.9 in October. Last month’s index was upwardly revised from 119.8 to 120.6. The Present Situation Index grew 4.2 points to 151.1 after falling 1.5 points last month. The Expectations Index surged 6.1 points to 109.1, the third increase in the last four months. “Consumer confidence increased to its highest ...

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Consumer Confidence Dips in September

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased 0.6 point to 119.8 in September. Last month’s index was downwardly revised from 122.9 to 120.4. The Present Situation Index fell 2.3 points to 146.1 after growing in each of the four preceding months. The Expectations Index grew 0.5 point to 102.2 after posting a 1.3 point decrease in August. “Consumer confidence decreased ...

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