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Consumer Confidence Slips in February

Conference Board

NEW YORK-Concerns over the economy’s short-term outlook ended the consumer confidence index’s brief two-month streak of gains in February. As compiled by The Conference Board, the index was down 1.3 points to 78.1. A Conference Board statement said the expectations index, one of the two main components to the overall indicator, dragged consumer confidence downMore »

Last updated: February 25, 2014

Consumer Confidence Dips in Nov.

Conference Board

NEW YORK–Consumer confidence, which had decreased sharply in October, declined again in November, according to The Conference Board, which compiles the indicator. The Index now stands at 70.4, down from 72.4 in October. The Present Situation Index edged down to 72.0 from 72.6. The Expectations Index declined to 69.3 from 72.2 last month. Consumers’ assessmentMore »

Last updated: November 26, 2013

Consumer Confidence Drops in September

Conference Board

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