What is consumer confidence, anyway?

Nov 26, 2019
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index has fallen for the fourth straight month, but what does that really mean?
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The immediate economic future looks bright, barring a few bumps down the road

Apr 20, 2018
The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index, which was up 0.3 percent in March, indicates the economy looks pretty good heading into summer and fall. The index crunches forward-looking measures like building permits, factory orders and unemployment claims to predict where…