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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

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The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index increased in March, rising 2.2 points to 96.2 after falling in February. The Present Situation Index fell 1.5 points to 113.5, while the Expectations Index rose 4.8 points to 84.7 in March. “Consumers’ assessment of current conditions posted a moderate decline, while expectations regarding the short-term turned more favorable

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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,

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The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index improved in January, rising 1.8 points to 98.1, the second consecutive monthly increase. The Present Situation Index was unchanged in January at 116.4, while the Expectations Index increased 2.9 points to 85.9. “Consumer confidence improved slightly in January, following an increase in December,” says Lynn Franco, Director of Economic

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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