Post Tagged with: "consumer confidence"

September 14, 2011 07:36

Charting U.S. Small Business Pessimism

The September report for August shows a substantial decline in the overall index number, so much so that Chief Economist William Dunkelberg and Policy Analyst Holly Wade grimly refer to it as the Small Business PESSImism Index.

September 13, 2011 07:50

Upper-Income Americans’ Economic Confidence Shaken

80% say economy getting worse – up from 66% in July – GALLUP

August 31, 2011 06:13

Consumer confidence and housing market near record lows

How’s that hopey changey “fundamental transformation of America” working out?

December 3, 2010 08:03

Positive Economic News Fails to Shake Consumer Pessimism

“Consumers are saying ‘not so fast’ on calling a recovery,” said Bradley Honan, senior vice president of StrategyOne. “Even though there has been some good news about the economy, consumers are still unsettled about the future.”

August 9, 2010 04:33

Consumer Confidence Hits Lowest Level of Year

Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures the economic confidence of consumers on a daily basis, fell to its lowest level since December 3, 2009 on Sunday. At 70.0, consumer confidence is down four points from yesterday and down nine points from its level a week ago.

May 21, 2010 04:12

Jobless claims rise by largest amount in 3 months

Stocks slid at the opening bell as investors’ already bleak view of the world economy worsened with another drop in the euro and the disappointing U.S. employment news. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 250 points in early afternoon trading.