Consumer Confidence

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May 29, 2015

Economic Watch: GDP Shrinks, Consumer Sentiment Sinks

A new government reports shows the American economy contracted in the first quarter of the year for the second straight time.

May 26, 2015

Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence, New Home Sales Improve

A measure of consumer confidence has increased following a sharp downturn, while new home sales rebounded strongly, according to reports released on Tuesday.

May 17, 2015

Economic Watch: Factory Output, Consumer Sentiment Decline

U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in April for its fifth consecutive monthly loss, according to a Federal Reserve report issued Friday.

May 1, 2015

Economic Watch: Manufacturing Growth Slows, Consumers Optimistic

The level of manufacturing in the U.S. was unchanged in April compared to the month before, according to a new survey of the nation’s purchasing managers.

April 28, 2015

Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence Lowest Since December

A measure of U.S. consumer confidence fell in April, its biggest drop since October 2013 and the lowest level in four months.

February 24, 2015

Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence Falls, Service Sector Rebounds Strongly

Consumer confidence fell this month from a more than seven-year high last month, according to a new report from the private research group The Conference Board.

February 17, 2015

Economic Watch: Homebuilder, Consumer Confidence Ease

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in February fell two points to a level of 55, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index released on Tuesday.

January 27, 2015

Economic Watch: Durable Goods Mixed; New Home Sales, Consumer Confidence Higher

Shipments of U.S. manufactured durable goods, those designed to last three years or more, rebounded in December but new orders turned in its worst performance since August, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report.

December 30, 2014

Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence Posts December Rebound

Consumer confidence in the U.S. rebounded in December after falling in November, according to the private research group The Conference Board.

December 1, 2014

Economic Watch: Gains in Durables, New Home Sales, Consumer Confidence

Key economic indicators for October that were posted last week show mostly good news for trucking, including durable goods, home sales and consumer confidence.

November 25, 2014

Economic Watch: GDP Up; Construction Starts, Consumer Confidence Down

UPDATED -- The health of the American economy was much stronger in the third quarter of the year than initially thought, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.

October 28, 2014

Economic Watch: Durable Goods Activity Slows, Consumers Upbeat

An advance report shows shipments of durable goods increased just slightly last month while new orders fell for the second straight month.

September 30, 2014

Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence Falls from Seven-Year High

The latest reading on the U.S. economy shows consumers have a dimmer view this month, according to one private research group.

August 26, 2014

Economic Watch: Durables Surge, Consumer Confidence Best Since 2007

UPDATED -- Shipments and new orders for manufactured durable goods continue moving higher, with both hitting record levels -- but the numbers may not be as bright as they seem.

July 29, 2014

Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence Best in Nearly Seven Years

U.S. consumer confidence increased in July -- the third month in a row, according to a new survey from the private research group The Conference Board.

May 27, 2014

Economic Watch: Durable Good Orders Up, Shipments Fall; Consumers Upbeat

UPDATED: Shipments for these items designed to last three years or more fell 0.2% from March, following a 1.3% gain. The decline was led by a 1% drop in transportation shipments.

March 14, 2014

Economic Watch: Producer Prices Fall, Consumer Sentiment Weakens

Prices at the wholesale level fell in February, according to a U.S. Labor Department report released Friday, leaving little worry that inflation is a problem.

February 25, 2014

Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence Slips

A measure of how consumers feel about the economy fell this month after increasing in January, according to the data from the private research group The Conference Board.

January 31, 2014

Economic Watch: Consumer Spending Up, Sentiment Down

Consumer spending in the U.S. posted modest gains in December and all of last year, according to new Commerce Department figures.

January 28, 2014

Economic Watch: Durable Goods Shipments and Orders Gain in 2013, Consumer Confidence Increasing

Shipments and new orders for manufactured durable goods in the U.S. ended 2013 on a down note, but each were up for the year, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report released Tuesday.

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