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Consumer Confidence Decreases Again in January

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased 6.4 points to 120.2 in January. The Present Situation Index declined slightly by 0.3 points to 169.6. The Expectations Index fell 10.4 points to 87.3. “Consumer Confidence declined in January, following a decrease in December,” said Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. “The Present Situation Index was virtually ...

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Consumer Confidence Declined in December

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased 8.3 points to 128.1 in December. The Present Situation Index decreased 1.1 points to 171.6. The Expectations Index fell 13.2 points to 99.1. “Consumer Confidence decreased in December, following a moderate decline in November,” said Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. “Expectations regarding job prospects and business conditions ...

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Consumer Confidence Down Slightly in November

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased 2.2 points to 135.7 in November. The Present Situation Index increased 0.8 points to 172.7. The Expectations Index fell 4.1 points to 111.0. “Despite a small decline in November, Consumer Confidence remains at historically strong levels,” said Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. “Consumers’ assessment of current conditions ...

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Consumer Confidence Increased in October to Highest Level in 18 Years

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 2.6 points to 137.9 in October. This is the highest reading since September 2000. The Present Situation Index increased 3.4 points to 172.8. The Expectations Index rose 2.1 points to 114.6. “Consumer Confidence increased in October, following a modest gain in September, and remains at levels last seen in the fall of 2000 ...

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Consumer Confidence Increased in August to Highest Level in 18 Years

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 5.4 points to 133.4 in August. The Present Situation Index increased 6.1 points to 172.2. The Expectations Index rose 5.2 points to 107.6. “Consumer confidence increased to its highest level since October 2000 (Index, 135.8), following a modest improvement in July,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. “Consumers’ ...

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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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