Tag: confidence

US October Confidence Slips on Decline in Outlook

The Conference Board’s US consumer confidence index fell to a reading of 100.9 in October from a downward revised 101.3 reading in September. The Conference Board Tuesday noted that most consumers see little improvement in the economy through the end of the year as COVID cases are again on the rise. Analysts had expected the […]

US Confidence Plunges on COVID Rebound

The Conference Board’s US consumer confidence index fell to a reading of 92.6 in July from an upward revised 98.3 reading in June, with concerns about the resurgence of COVID-19 cases cited by Conference Board. Analysts had expected the July index to fall to 95.7 from the originally reported 98.1 reading in June. The index […]

Data Flash: US March Confidence Falls; Social Distance Rules, Coverage Rage On

Conference Board’s Measure Echoes Michigan Sentiment The Conference Board’s US consumer confidence index fell in March to a reading of 120.0 from 132.6 in February, another indication that COVID-19 had severely impacted the psyche of consumers in just a few weeks, the Conference Board reported Tuesday. The report, based on a sample through March 19, […]