Consumer confidence hits second-highest level in a year

The Conference Board reported a consumer confidence index score of of 122.9 in August – up from 120.0 in July. That was the strongest reading since March, when the index hit a 16-year high of.

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Consumer confidence climbed last week to the second-highest level in a year as an improving job market bolstered Americans’ views of their financial well-being, according to an article in.

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Consumer confidence jumps to 130.8 as Trump tax cuts kick in. Even the recent The so-called present situation index rose to 162.4 from 154.7, the highest mark since 2001. And an index that measures future conditions moved up to 109.7 from 104, near a postrecession peak.

The consumer confidence index hit 125.9 in October, which was the highest level seen in the last 17 years, CNBC reported.. In December of 2000, the consumer confidence index was 128.6.

Consumer confidence slumped to its lowest level in more than two years at the weekend, according to an ANZ survey that suggests people are preparing for more difficult economic conditions over the nex.. Consumer confidence hits two-year low: ANZ. By.

Likewise, she added that the consumer sentiment over the next three months reached its second highest level of -1.8 percent since the positive 4.1 percent registered in the third quarter of 2007.

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The Index of Consumer Expectations also increased by 0.9% from last month’s 89.5 and up 9.2% from 82.7 last year to 90.3 in January.