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Consumer Confidence Index

Consumers Are Feeling Insecure

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | Money

NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly weakened in August to its lowest in nine months as Americans turned more pessimis...

Bad News: Consumer Confidence Plunges

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 07.29.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — Americans grew much gloomier about the economy in May, causing a critical measure of consumer confidence to suffer its biggest declin...

Consumer Confidence Is Down Again

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Money

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence edged slightly lower in April, while Americans also reined in their inflation expectations a...

Consumer Confidence Surges To Eight-Month High, Nearing Post-Recession Peak

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Americans are gaining faith that the economy is on the upswing. An improving job outlook helped the Consumer Confidence Index soar t...

Americans' Confidence In Economy At Highest Level Since July

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 01.29.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Americans are beginning to feel more confident about the U.S. economy just as the all-important Christmas shopping season begins. But...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Approval Bump Receding

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gallup reports that President Barack Obama's job approval rating, as measured by a weekly average of their daily tracking survey, has fallen from a hi...

Broke Americans Buy iPad: The New 'Schizophrenic Consumers'

Bloomberg | Devin Leonard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The new abnormal has given rise to a nation of schizophrenic consumers. They splurge on high-end discretionary items and cut back on brand-name toothp...

Stocks TUMBLE On Job Fears

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — No matter where they look, investors are seeing economic trouble. Stocks and interest rates plunged Tuesday after signs of slowing e...

Arthur Delaney

Consumer Confidence: Behind Those Happy Numbers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The stock market surged Tuesday after a big jump in consumer confidence, despite word of a 19.1 percent drop in housing prices over the past year and ...

Consumer Confidence Sinks To Record Low

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — This is one recession Americans aren't going to spend their way out of. The Conference Board said Tuesday its Consumer Confidence In...

Dear Abby, my economy's been cheating on me

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

The shock is in the statistics. For the months of September and October, consumer confidence fell lower than at any time since it's been measured, goi...

Consumer Confidence Plunges in March

AP | EILEEN ALT POWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — American consumers are gloomier about the economy that at any point since just before the U.S. invasion of Iraq, as slumping housing ...