US Consumer Confidence Rebounds in January

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence rose in January as Americans became more optimistic about the future. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index increased to 89.3, a rebound from December when it dipped to 87.1. The in...

Consumer Confidence Posts Solid Gain in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded more quickly in September than most economists had expected though they remain far from levels that were the norm before the pandemic struck. The Conference Bo...

Consumer Confidence Up Slightly but Remains Near 6-Year Low

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence inched up this month, showing signs of stabilizing, but remained near a six-year low in the face of the widespread business shutdowns that have sent the economy into recession. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its...

US Consumer Confidence Dips Slightly in August

WASHINGTON — Consumer confidence dipped slightly in August after a big rebound in July. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index edged down to 135.1 in...

Consumers are Confident about U.S. Economy

The economy is acting like it's the year 2000 again. For those of you who don't follow such things as U.S. consumer confidence and the reports of the New York-based Conference Board, allow us to explain. Americans, based on responses through Aug. 16, hav...