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Consumer Confidence Index

Confidence Holds Up, But How Much Can Consumers Take?

Shoppers have proven willing to adjust to spikes in COVID-19 cases, but next year is still a question mark…

2.1 Million New Unemployment Claims Continue Jobless Rush

The unemployment rolls continue to grow as businesses adjust to COVID-19 realities.

Consumer Confidence Dips Even as Shoppers Buy More

Meanwhile, the stock market continued to fluctuate.

Consumers Are the Most Confident in Almost 18 Years

A strong jobs market and tax cuts are making households feel better off.

Consumer Confidence Wanes in June

Consumers aren't so sure about economic growth in their short-term outlook.

Global Economies on Course for 2018; Trade Wars a Question for 2019

An escalation of tariffs or quotas could cause supply chain disruptions.

Modest Gains on the Short Term for May’s Consumer Confidence Index

Despite a mixed outlook on the jobs front, the index is still at a historically strong level.

Consumers Upbeat Again; Confidence Level Rises

Participants in the latest survey were upbeat about the jobs front over the next several months.

At Chic Shanghai, Quality and Design Grow in Importance

China's "consumer upgrade" is driving spending on designer fashion from local and international brands.

Consumer Confidence at Highest Level Since 2000

The current level is 130.8, near its high of 132.6 in November 2000.

Consumer Confidence Rises in January

A more positive outlook on the jobs front helped boost the confidence of consumers.

Consumer Confidence Index Slips Over Near-Term Outlook

The near-term outlook on business conditions and job prospects were areas of concern by consumers.

Confidence Over Jobs Front Has Consumers Feeling Upbeat

Business conditions might be somewhat flat, but the availability of jobs six months out is expected to…

Hurricane Season Hurt Consumer Confidence in September

Consumer sentiment for the short-term — six months out — is expected to rise, particularly on the jobs…

Consumer Confidence Up Again in August

Consumers were more upbeat about current conditions, and only slightly up for the short-term outlook.