Julia Fanzeres

Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Rose to Three-Month High in February

A shopper enters an H&M store in San Diego, Calif. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News) A shopper enters an H&M store in San Diego, Calif. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

Consumer confidence rose in February to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the current labor market and economy’s progress.

Julia Fanzeres | Bloomberg News
February 23, 2021
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Falls to Six-Month Low

A shopping mall in Tucson, Ariz. A shopping mall in Tucson, Ariz. (Cheney Orr/Bloomberg News)

Consumer sentiment unexpectedly declined to a six-month low in early February as the outlook for personal income deteriorated and more Americans anticipated faster inflation in the year ahead.

Julia Fanzeres | Bloomberg News
February 12, 2021
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Posts Moderate Pullback in January

Shoppers walk through the Queens Center shopping mall in New York in September 2020. Shoppers walk through the Queens Center shopping mall in New York in September 2020. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer sentiment cooled more than forecast in January, adding to signs consumers may be growing less optimistic as vaccinations roll out amid soaring new infections.

Julia Fanzeres | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2021