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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

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

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

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

Consumers are confident? You've gotta be joking ...

Aug 27, 2013
Consumer confidence increased in August, outpacing economists’ predictions.
Posted In: consumer confidence

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

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

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

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

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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