consumer confidence

Government, Business

US Consumer Confidence Falls as Job, Income Prospects Ebb

Shoppers wearing protective masks carry bags in Walnut Creek, Calif., in April. (Bloomberg News) Shoppers wearing protective masks carry bags in Walnut Creek, Calif., in April. (Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer confidence fell slightly in May for the first time this year as Americans were less optimistic about future job and income prospects but at the same time remain upbeat about current conditions.

Payne Lubbers | Bloomberg News
May 25, 2021
Government, Business

US Consumer Confidence Surges to One-Year High on Job Optimism

Shoppers walk inside the Westfield San Francisco Centre shopping mall on March 9. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News) Shoppers walk inside the Westfield San Francisco Centre shopping mall on March 9. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer confidence rose in March to a one-year high as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy and labor market, a sign that household spending may pick up more broadly in the coming months.

Payne Lubbers | Bloomberg News
March 30, 2021
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

US Consumer Confidence Falls as Virus Surge Dampens Expectations

A shopper rides an escalator at the Hudson Yards mall in New York. A shopper rides an escalator at the Hudson Yards mall in New York. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer confidence fell in November to a three-month low as the coronavirus resurgence prompted a slide in Americans’ expectations for the economy and job market.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
November 24, 2020
Business

US Consumer Comfort Falls to Seven-Week Low

Shoppers walk through the Queens Center shopping mall in Queens, N.Y., on Sept. 9. Shoppers walk through the Queens Center shopping mall in Queens, N.Y., on Sept. 9. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

A weekly measure of U.S. consumer confidence fell to a seven-week low on significant declines in attitudes toward the economy and buying climate — just about two weeks before the presidential election.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2020
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence in US Posts Biggest Gain in 17 Years

Consumer confidence rose dramatically in September. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Consumer confidence rebounded in September by the most in more than 17 years as Americans grew more upbeat about the outlook for the economy and job market, though sentiment remained below pre-pandemic levels.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
September 29, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

US Consumer Confidence Slumps to Six-Year Low on Job Views

Customers leave a New York shopping mall with bags in tow. Customers leave a Syracuse, N.Y., shopping mall with bags in tow on July 10. (Maranie Staab/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer confidence dropped in August to the lowest since 2014 as consumers soured on employment and business conditions, indicating Americans are becoming despondent amid persistently high joblessness.

Olivia Rockeman | Bloomberg News
August 25, 2020
Government, Business

US Consumer Confidence Fell in July as Expectations Slumped

A shopper browses sneakers displayed in the window of a store in San Francisco. A shopper browses sneakers displayed in the window of a store in San Francisco. (Michael Short/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer confidence declined in July by more than forecast as a pickup in COVID-19 cases rattled Americans’ sentiment about prospects for the economy and the job market.

Maeve Sheehey | Bloomberg News
July 28, 2020
Government, Business

US Consumer Confidence Posts Biggest Increase Since Late 2011

Shoppers at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., on June 10. Shoppers at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., on June 10. (Emilie Richardson/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer confidence rose in June by more than forecast as optimism increased amid business reopenings, though sentiment remained well below pre-pandemic levels.

Olivia Rockeman | Bloomberg News
June 30, 2020
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Rises Slightly to 130.7 in February

Mall shoppers Mall shoppers in West Des Moines, Iowa, by Andrew Harnik/AP

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence improved slightly in February, rising to a reading of 130.7, the highest point since August.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
February 25, 2020

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