Uncertainty about the economy continued to shake consumer confidence in July, pushing a key measure of morale to the lowest level since February.
A key measure of consumer confidence rose in March after a sharp fall the month before, a research group said Tuesday.
The dollar gained against the euro and pound but sank against the yen, on renewed worries after a report showed U.S. consumer confidence fell sharply in February after three straight months of improvement.
U.S. consumer confidence rose slightly in January but remained at comparatively depressed levels, with continued expectations of a deep and long recession, a survey showed Friday.
A key measure of consumer confidence fell to an all-time low in December amid a dismal job market and uncertain outlook for the new year.
A key measure of consumer confidence fell to an all-time low in October as the financial crisis weighed on American household budgets.
With two-thirds of the economy propped up by consumer spending, Main Street may soon deliver harsher news than Wall Street
The dollar rallied to a one-month high Tuesday against the euro, following stronger-than-expected U.S. consumer confidence data and slumping oil prices.
Consumer confidence may have increased slightly in July, but it is clear that consumers are still not very happy. That's according to the latest consumer confidence figures from the Conference Board reported Tuesday morning.
A key measure of consumer confidence rose modestly in July after declining for six months in a row, according to a report issued Tuesday.
The dollar fell against the euro and the yen Monday as traders appeared to brush off reports of weak consumer confidence in Europe and a record 2009 budget deficit.
A key measure of consumer confidence slipped in April to the lowest level in five years, as Americans worry about their jobs and the level of business activity.
Stocks slumped Thursday as investors mulled geopolitical concerns and reports on oil inventories, consumer confidence and factory orders.
A key barometer of consumer sentiment dropped for a fourth consecutive month, sending the index near its lowest level in two years.
Turmoil in the stock and housing markets caused the biggest drop in consumer confidence in almost two years in August, according to a closely watched survey released Tuesday.
Consumer confidence rebounded in July, reaching the highest level in nearly six years as consumers were less pessimistic about the job market and their short-term business outlook, according to research reported by The Conference Board Tuesday.
U.S. consumer confidence fell further than expected in June, to a 10-month low, as Americans grew anxious about jobs and the business climate, a survey showed Tuesday.
Stocks rose in early trade Tuesday after a turbulent session Monday as jittery investors awaited the latest reading on the health of the housing market and consumer confidence.
Internet searches provide hints on how we really feel about the economy
Consumer confidence bounced back unexpectedly in May, helped by optimism about the job market even as shoppers' concerns about gasoline price-driven inflation increased
Treasury prices dipped Friday as U.S. stocks waded into record territory after investors became optimistic on corporate merger news.
Stocks turned mixed Tuesday morning after a weaker-than-expected consumer confidence report took the wind out of an early advance sparked by falling oil prices.
Lower energy prices and record highs for blue chip stocks weren't enough to lift consumer confidence in October, a business research group reported Tuesday.
Bond made solid gains Tuesday as a surprise drop in consumer confidence and a decline in manufacturing offset a report showing higher labor costs.
Investors were looking for direction following another warning from the troubled housing sector as they waited for the latest reading on consumer confidence.
Consumer confidence fell to its lowest since after last year's hurricanes in May, hurt by higher gasoline prices and concerns about the labor market, a report showed Tuesday.
Consumer confidence surged in December to the highest level since August, before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, the Conference Board said Wednesday.
Consumer confidence surged in November thanks to falling gas prices and an improving job outlook, the Conference Board said Tuesday.
Consumer confidence posted a surprise drop in October, coming in lower than estimates and falling to a two-year low, the business research group The Conference Board said Tuesday.
Bond prices were little changed Tuesday as investors awaited economic data on consumer confidence and existing home sales in the U.S. and continued to evaluate the potential impact of newly nominated Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke.
Disappointing earnings outlook from chipmaker Texas Instruments stirred fears about profit problems ahead and could hit stocks in early trading Tuesday.
The optimistic view of plunging consumer confidence is that it's due mainly to back-to-back monster hurricanes and the spike in gas prices that resulted.
Consumer confidence took the biggest tumble in nearly 15 years last month as Hurricane Katrina and the spike in gasoline prices put a surprisingly big dent in Americans' expectations for the economy.
A new drop in oil prices could give stocks a lift in early trading Tuesday.
Bonds dropped Tuesday as traders received news of the strongest Consumer Confidence index figures in three years, prompting concerns about inflation and interest rates.
Consumers have less confidence in the economy, according to the latest survey that came in below Wall Street expectations on Tuesday.
Consumer confidence edged lower in February but the reading still topped forecasts by private economists.
The dollar halted a three-day decline Tuesday on a stronger-than-expected consumer confidence report.
U.S. consumer confidence jumped to a five-month high in December, a research firm said Tuesday, with the number coming in much better than Wall Street's expectations.
In what could be a troubling sign for retailers hoping for a strong holiday shopping season, consumer confidence took one of its biggest plunges ever this week, according to a new poll.
The U.S. dollar touched a record low against the euro Tuesday following the release of U.S. consumer confidence data.
The confidence of U.S. consumers worsened in November, a research firm said Tuesday, with the number falling well below Wall Street's expectations.
Economic pessimism has eased on the heels of the 2004 presidential election, with the number of Americans who say the economy's worsening falling to the lowest in 10 months, a survey said Tuesday.
Consumer confidence is at a standstill one week before the presidential election, unchanged from last week and hovering near its all-time average, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Consumer confidence fell for the third straight month in October to its lowest level since March, a survey said Tuesday, raising red flags for the holiday shopping season as well as President Bush's chances in next week's election.
Consumer confidence tumbled in October, according to reports on the latest reading from the University of Michigan Friday, coming in well below Wall Street expectations.
A new poll shows consumer confidence making small gains after a month of declines as a heavily polarized electorate digs in and waits for the presidential vote.
Concerns about jobs drove consumer confidence lower in September, according to the latest Conference Board reading Tuesday, with the closely watched measure below Wall Street forecasts.
Worries about the job market sent consumer confidence tumbling in August, a research group said Tuesday, in a report that could spell more trouble for the economy ahead.
Consumer confidence stood at its all-time average a week before the opening of the Republican National Convention in New York City, leaving questions about whether President Bush has done a decent job reviving the U.S. economy in the past four years, a report said Tuesday.
Consumer confidence slipped last week for the first time in two months, but the overall sentiment remained at the all-time average, a survey said Tuesday.
Consumer confidence remained near its high for the year last week as Americans' outlook on the future of the economy improved slightly, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
U.S. stock markets snapped back Tuesday, rallying after several down weeks, thanks to upbeat earnings from Verizon Communications and others, as well as a jump in the July consumer confidence index.
Consumer confidence stood unchanged last week, according to a poll released Tuesday that showed political leanings influenced how people perceived economic conditions.
Consumer confidence took a breather last week after a strong 3-week rally, lingering near a 5-month high, according to a survey released Tuesday.
Consumer confidence rose again last week, recouping some of the losses it sustained over the past month amid easing gas prices and an improved jobs market, a survey said Tuesday.
Consumer confidence surged last week, reversing a month-long decline sparked by rising gasoline prices.
Despite Friday's strong May employment report, the third straight month of big job gains, it will probably be late summer -- at the earliest -- before the general public embraces the idea of a strong labor market.
Positive views of the buying climate dipped to a 14-month low last week due to rising gasoline prices, following an unusually steep drop in overall consumer confidence the previous week.
Consumer confidence is proving resilient in the face of rising gasoline prices, matching its best level in three months for the week ended May 16, despite the pain at the pump.
Consumer confidence this week lost momentum, down from its best level in three months after two weeks of solid gains.
Consumer confidence last week built on the previous week's solid gains, reaching its best level in nearly three months.
Consumer confidence posted a healthy gain last week, rebounding from last week's dip to its highest level since February.
Consumer confidence edged lower last week, failing to sustain the prior week's modest gains, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Consumer confidence slid further in early April, despite March's big jump in job growth, according to the results of a relatively new private survey released Tuesday.
Consumer confidence regained some lost ground last week after suffering sharp setbacks in the past 2 months, a published report said Tuesday.
Consumer confidence stabilized last week, pausing after a steep, two-month decline that erased the gains derived from an end-of-the-year rally.
U.S. overall consumer confidence dipped again last week, falling for the fourth time in 5 weeks to reach a 10-month low, a published report said Tuesday.
When consumer confidence dipped in February, economists thought the mini-funk was probably temporary.
Consumer confidence slid further in early March, according to the results of a relatively new private survey released Tuesday.
Consumer confidence took a pause in the week ended Feb. 22, standing its ground a week after matching its steepest drop in 18 years, a survey released Tuesday showed.
The Bull may not be on the way to meet his Waterloo, but it does look like he may have tough slog in the weeks to come.
Consumer confidence plunged last week, matching its steepest drop on record in more than 18 years of weekly polling by ABC News and Money magazine.
A closely watched measure of consumer confidence in the United States tumbled in February, according to a published report Friday, coming in well below Wall Street forecasts.
Consumer confidence was steady last week, closing out the first month of the year above its long-term average.
Consumer confidence paused last week following its recent run-up, failing to extend its surge into another week.
With the Dow Jones industrials at a 2-1/2 year high, earnings from four of the average's components, the consumer confidence index and the first day of the Fed's policy-making meeting will get investors' attention when trading begins Tuesday.
President Bush will late Tuesday deliver the State of the Union address amid evidence of strengthening consumer confidence.
A closely watched measure of consumer confidence in the United States surged in January, according to a published report Friday, beating Wall Street expectations.
U.S. overall consumer confidence took a pause from its recent rally, clinging to its 18-month high and with its three components at or just above their 18-year averages, a survey showed Tuesday.
Consumer confidence extended its late-2003 rally into the new year, inching above its long-term average thanks to an upbeat economic outlook.
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