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Weekly Wrap: Consumer confidence? 'Meh'

Mar 28, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.
Posted In: consumer confidence, housing market, Fed
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Stocks in Japan are up, but will the economy follow?

Nov 28, 2013
Today, the Japan Nikkei Index went up another 1.8 percent to get very close to a six year high.
Posted In: bbc, Japan, Nikkei, consumer confidence, China
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Pet costumes: The new consumer confidence indicator?

Oct 25, 2013
One robust sector of the economy is how much we're spending on our pets.
Posted In: Halloween, pets, consumer confidence
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S&P: Shutdown and debt battle cost U.S. economy $24 billion

Oct 17, 2013
The aftermath of the debt ceiling debacle: consumer confidence is shaken, companies aren't spending, interest rates will rise, the nation's credit rating is in jeopardy, and GDP growth takes a hit.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, consumer confidence
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Consumers are confident? You've gotta be joking ...

Aug 27, 2013
Consumer confidence increased in August, outpacing economists’ predictions.
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Consumers are upbeat even as job creation lags

Jun 7, 2013
Economists see an improvement in consumer confidence, partly driven by the stock market and rising home prices.
Posted In: Jobs, consumer confidence, jobs report, Unemployment
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Americans start to see light in economy

Nov 29, 2012
Consumer confidence at a five-year high according to new data this week. But what exactly makes us so confident?
Posted In: Economy, Jobs, consumer confidence
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Retailers report another strong sales month

Oct 15, 2012
U.S. retail sales rose 1.1 percent in September with Americans spending more on cars, electronics and gas.
Posted In: consumer confidence, consumer spending, retail sales, manufacturing
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Economic confidence varies from street to C-suite

Sep 26, 2012
While consumer confidence may be higher, business executives are less bullish
Posted In: consumer confidence, ceo, executives
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The good news in housing and confidence

Sep 25, 2012
Today, the latest Case-Shiller Home Price index was released. It looks at housing prices in the 20 biggest metropolitan areas of the country. Consumers are also upbeat: consumer confidence jumped to the highest level since February.
Posted In: Housing, case shiller, consumer confidence

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