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US Consumer Confidence

Have We Psyched Ourselves Into Permanent Low Growth?

Peter Hall | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Peter Hall

Four years later, sentiment is mired at recessionary levels, in spite of serious attempts to break free. Are we now psyched out, resigned to a gloomy future, or is there light at the end of this long, dark tunnel?

Everyone Is Freaking Out About The Fiscal Cliff

AP | PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumers peering over the "fiscal cliff" don't like what they see. Fears of sharp tax increases and government spending cuts set ...

U.S. Consumer Confidence Drops To Lowest Level In Over Two Years: Report

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 10.30.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Consumers' confidence in August dropped almost 15 points to the lowest level since April 2009 as worries about the economy fueled the wild...

U.S. Consumers Now Less Confident Than At Height Of Global Recession

Posted 09.16.2011 | Business

LONDON (Susan Fenton) - Global consumer confidence fell in the second quarter to its lowest level in a year and a half as an uncertain economic ou...

American Consumers: Increasingly Cheery -- And Willing To Spend

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As president Obama prepares to address the nation in tonight's State of the Union, he'll be speaking to an increasingly cheery group of American consu...