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Consumer Confidence Increases in July

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NEW YORK-Following a three-point gain in June, the consumer confidence index moved up a further 4.5 points this month, to 90.9, according to The Conference Board, which provides the monthly indicator. The index is now at its highest level since October 2007, and July marked the third straight month with a gain for the index.More »

Last updated: July 30, 2014

Consumer Confidence Jumps in June

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NEW YORK-The consumer confidence index rose three points to reach 85.2, its highest level in more than six years, according to The Conference Board, which provides the monthly indicator. Lynn Franco, the board’s director of economic indicators, said an improvement in current conditions provided one of the key drivers in this month’s gain. The presentMore »

Last updated: June 25, 2014

Consumer Confidence Slips in April

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NEW YORK-The consumer confidence index dipped 1.6 points in April, to 82.3, with consumers showing a less favorable view of current economic conditions, according to The Conference Board, which provides the monthly indicator. The present situation index, one of the two components of the overall indicator, was down 4.2 points to 78.3 last month. InMore »

Last updated: April 30, 2014

Consumer Confidence Gains Again in January

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NEW YORK-For the second month in a row the consumer confidence index increased, gaining 3.2 points to 80.7, according to The Conference Board, which compiles the monthly indicator from a survey of consumers conducted by Nielsen. The improvement in the overall indicator included increases in both the present situation and expectations indexes, its two mainMore »

Last updated: January 28, 2014

Consumer Confidence Jumps in December

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NEW YORK-The consumer confidence index surged 6.1 points to finish December at 78.1, close to its pre-government shutdown level of 80.2 in September, according to The Conference Board, which compiles the monthly indicator. Lynn Franco, the board’s director of economic indicators, said the overall index got a significant boost from consumers’ views of current economicMore »

Last updated: January 2, 2014

Consumer Confidence Drops in September

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NEW YORK–The consumer confidence index, which had increased slightly in August, decreased in September, according to The Conference Board, which administers the monthly survey. The Index now stands at 79.7, down from 81.8 in August. The Present Situation Index grew to 73.2 from 70.9. The Expectations Index fell to 84.1 from 89.0 last month. LynnMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2013

Consumer Confidence Reaches Five-Year High in June

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NEW YORK-The consumer confidence index, as compiled by The Conference Board, reached 81.4 percent in June, up 7.1 points from May and its highest level since January 2008. Along with noting that the index is at its highest level in more than five years, Lynn Franco, The Conference Board’s director of economic indicators, added thatMore »

Last updated: June 27, 2013