consumer confidence


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

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, whiteboard

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