Last month's improvement in consumer confidence was short-lived as consumers, assessing the short-term jobs outlook, turned pessimistic in January.
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index fell to 87.9 from 90.6 in December. Its two components showed mixed results as the Expectations Index dropped to 69.6 from 75.8 last month, while the Present Situation Index rose to 115.3 from 112.9.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)