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Consumer confidence vs. consumer sentiment

Aug 28, 2012
Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the difference between consumer confidence and consumer sentiment.
Posted In: consumer confidence, surveys, economic indicators, Money Matters

How consumers view the economy

Aug 28, 2012
The consumer confidence and consumer sentiment indices come out this week. Analysts will be looking to see what they tell us about the U.S. economic recovery.
Posted In: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment

Consumer confidence varies from state to state

Aug 15, 2012
Our latest reporting on U.S. consumer confidence says it jumped up last month. But what does that mean where you live?
Posted In: consumer confidence, Washington D.C.

Retail sales fall for third straight month

Jul 16, 2012
Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Posted In: retail sales, recession, consumer confidence

Retailers report disappointing June sales data

Jul 5, 2012
Amidst glimpses of positive economic indicators, dismal consumer confidence continues as retail sales figures are down for chain stores in June.
Posted In: Retail, Earnings, Costco, consumer confidence

Consumer confidence down, not good for Obama

Jun 27, 2012
Gallup's editor-in-chief talks about the negative numbers on consumer confidence in the U.S., and how it might affect the presidential election.
Posted In: consumer confidence

Housing market may finally be bottoming out

May 29, 2012
Housing prices in March were up a tiny bit from the month before, but it is the first time in seven months that the data hasn't shown a decline.
Posted In: housing market, consumer confidence, Unemployment

Are Americans confident in their economic futures?

Apr 26, 2012
Gallup's latest surveys asked how Americans were feeling about their personal finances, and whether they think they'll be able to retire comfortably.
Posted In: consumer confidence, Retirement

Consumer spending up 0.8% in February

Mar 30, 2012
Consumer spending was the big surprise of the morning. The government said Americans spent 0.8 percent more in February.
Posted In: consumer confidence, consumer spending, durable goods

Electronics withstand consumer confidence dip

Mar 27, 2012
Since the recession hit, we just haven't been shopping like we used to -- unless we're talking about electronics.
Posted In: consumer confidence, consumer electronics, tablet

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