US consumer confidence highest level in more than a decade

U.S. 07/20/19, 14:49

U.S. consumer confidence improved in July, reaching nearly the highest level in a decade, stated the University of Michigan's monthly survey.  The Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (MCSI) is a monthly survey of U.S. consumer confidence levels conducted by the University of ...

US consumer confidence improves in April

Business 04/30/19, 10:50

American consumers are feeling more confident this month, though optimism hasn't fully recovered from a period of roiling markets and slowed hiring early this year. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to ...

US consumer confidence tumbles in December

Business 12/27/18, 10:41

U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month as Americans began to worry that economic growth will moderate next year. But consumer spirits are still high by historic standards.The Conference Board, a business research group, said Thursday that its consumer confidence index ...

US consumer confidence slips in November but is still strong

Business 11/27/18, 10:16

U.S. consumer confidence slipped this month but remains strong.The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index fell to 135.7 in November from October's 18-year high 137.9.The index measures consumers' assessment of current economic conditions and their ...

This Week: Consumer confidence, 3Q GDP, Fed minutes

Business 11/26/18, 11:14

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:EYE ON CONSUMERSU.S. consumers have been feeling increasingly confident this year about the economy.The Conference Board's index of consumer confidence climbed to 137.9 in October, the ...

US consumer spirits rise to new 18-year high in October

Business 10/30/18, 10:23

U.S. consumer confidence rose again this month, hitting a new 18-year high. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index climbed to 137.9 in October from 135.3 in September. Both readings are the highest since September 2000. The index measures consumers' assessment ...

Holiday sales expected to grow in a strong economy

Business 10/03/18, 12:47

The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, says it expects sales in November and December to rise between 4.3 percent and 4.8 percent to $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion as shoppers continue to be in a spending ...

US consumer confidence rises to 18-year high in September

Business 09/25/18, 11:06

U.S. consumer confidence shot up to an 18-year high in September.The Conference Board, a business research organization, says its consumer confidence index climbed to 138.4 in September from 134.7 in August. This month's reading was the highest since September 2000.The ...

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