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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

Attitude Check: Consumer confidence and global warming

Mar 15, 2012
Your politics even determines your take on the weather outside.
Posted In: Barack Obama, consumer confidence, global warming

Economic confidence lags from state to state

Feb 9, 2012
The national mood about the economy is one thing, but what states have the best, and worst, confidence about the direction of the economy?
Posted In: Gallup, consumer confidence, Rhode Island, Jobs

Consumer borrowing rises again

Feb 7, 2012
A borrowing consumer is a confident consumer. But it's not all good news.
Posted In: consumer borrowing, consumer confidence

Confidence in the economy ebbs

Jan 31, 2012
Today saw drops in both home prices and consumer confidence. Could the recovery experts have been tracking be stalled?
Posted In: case shiller, home prices, consumer confidence

How did the job market fare in December?

Jan 5, 2012
The government's jobless data for December comes out Friday. Gallup has its own unemployment measures. Here's a preview.
Posted In: unemployment, Jobs, consumer confidence

U.S. manufacturing expands

Jan 3, 2012
According to the Institute for Supply Management, in December a key indicator of manufacturing health was at a six-month high.
Posted In: manufacturing, consumer confidence

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