Consumer Confidence Hits Highest Level Since Pandemic

The Conference Board, New York, said its Consumer Confidence Index jumped by nearly 20 points in March to its highest reading in a year, after a modest increase in February.

Consumer Confidence Gains Momentum

Americans are apparently tired of living in a bubble and eager to break out of the winter/pandemic doldrums, if The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index is any indication.

COVID-Weary Consumers Feeling Less Confident

The Conference Board, New York, said its Consumer Confidence Index declined slightly in October, following a sharp September increase.

Initial Jobless Claims Remain Stubbornly High

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell slightly last week, the Labor Department reported yesterday, but only after an upward revision from the previous week’s numbers.

September Consumer Confidence Rebounds from 6-Year Low

The Conference Board, New York, said its September Consumer Confidence Index posted its strongest one-month increase in 17 years, after falling in July and August to a six-year low.

Consumer Confidence Falls to 6-Year Low

The Conference Board, New York, reported its Consumer Confidence Index fell for the second straight month in August to a six-year low.