Dec 30, 2014
“People expect the economy to improve, and their personal finances to improve."
Dec 12, 2014
The monthly Index of Consumer Sentiment has clues about holiday sales numbers.
Aug 29, 2014
Spending is weak but income and consumer confidence are high.
Mar 28, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.
Nov 28, 2013
Today, the Japan Nikkei Index went up another 1.8 percent to get very close to a six year high.
Oct 25, 2013
One robust sector of the economy is how much we're spending on our pets.
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.
Aug 27, 2013
Consumer confidence increased in August, outpacing economists’ predictions.
Jun 7, 2013
Economists see an improvement in consumer confidence, partly driven by the stock market and rising home prices.