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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased 2.9 points to 122.9 in August, the second consecutive monthly increase, though last month’s index was downwardly revised from 121.1 to 120.0. The Present Situation Index rose 5.8 points to 151.2, the fourth consecutive monthly increase. The Expectations Index grew 1.0 point to 104.0 after posting a 3.4

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased to 121.1 in July, rebounding from declines in the three preceding months. Last month’s index was downwardly revised from 118.9 to 117.3. The Present Situation Index rose 3.9 points to 146.3, the third consecutive monthly increase. The Expectations Index grew 3.7 points to 103.3 after declining in the

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased to 118.9 in June, rebounding from declines in the two preceding months. The Present Situation Index rose 5.7 points to 146.3, the second consecutive monthly increase. The Expectations Index declined for the third straight month, falling 1.7 points to 100.6. “Consumer confidence increased moderately in June following a

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased to 117.9 in May, down 1.5 points from April. The Present Situation Index rose 0.4 point to 140.7, while the Expectations Index declined 2.8 points to 102.6. “Consumer confidence decreased slightly in May, following a moderate decline in April,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased to 120.3 in April, down 4.6 points from March. The Present Situation Index fell 3.3 points to 140.6, while the Expectations Index declined 5.6 points to 106.7. “Consumer confidence declined in April after increasing sharply over the past two months, but still remains at strong levels,” said Lynn

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased to 125.6 in March, up 9.5 points from February. The Present Situation Index rose 8.7 points to 143.1, while the Expectations Index jumped 9.9 points to 113.8. “Consumer confidence increased sharply in March to its highest level since December 2000 (Index, 128.6),” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased to 107.1 in November, up 6.3 points from October. The Present Situation Index rose 7.2 points to 130.3, while the Expectations Index jumped 5.7 points to 91.7. “Consumer confidence improved in November after a moderate decline in October, and is once again at pre-recession levels,” said Lynn Franco,

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The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index fell to 98.6 in October, down 4.9 points from August. The Present Situation Index fell 7.3 points to 120.6, while the Expectations Index fell 3.3 points to 83.9. “Consumers’ assessment of current business and employment conditions softened, while optimism regarding the short-term outlook retreated somewhat” said Lynn Franco, Director

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The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index increased to 101.1 in August, up 4.4 points from July. The Present Situation index rose 4.2 points to 123.0, while the Expectations Index increased 4.4 points to 86.4. “Consumers’ assessment of both current business and labor market conditions was considerably more favorable than last month,” said Lynn Franco, Director