February 22, 2020

Consumer Confidence Soars to 18 Year High, Near All Time Record.

Consumer confidence rose in September to its highest level in 18 years. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index surged to 138.4 this month from 134.7 in August. Economists had expected confidence to dip in September. The latest reading was so high it was out of the range of predictions by economists polled by Bloomberg’s Econoday. […]

More Winning: US Worker Pay Hits Highest Level in a Decade, Consumer Confidence Nears 18-Year Peak.

Meanwhile, the economy keeps on ticking.  On the heels of consecutive, excellent jobs reports and a very strong quarter of GDP growth, CNBC flags another hopeful sign of economic health.  One of the metrics on which the US economy has lagged for years is wages.  Democrats have been zeroing in on that issue in recent […]

In the Wake of Trump’s Election, Consumer Confidence Soars

(Shutterstock) The effects of a profound change in national direction are already being felt in the American economy: Consumer confidence climbed in December to the highest level since August 2001 as Americans were more upbeat about the outlook than at any time in the last 13 years, according to a report Tuesday from the New […]

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