consumer sentiment

Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Rises Along With Inflation Expectations

Shoppers carry bags on Market Street in San Francisco Shoppers carry bags on Market Street in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer sentiment improved in April following another round of fiscal stimulus and as job growth accelerated. At the same time, inflation expectations surged to the highest in nine years.

Payne Lubbers | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2021
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Climbs as Virus Restrictions Ease

 A shopper walks through a mall in Columbus, Ohio. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News) A shopper walks through a mall in Columbus, Ohio. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Consumer sentiment continued to improve in late March to a one-year high as more Americans got coronavirus vaccinations and business restrictions eased in many states.

Olivia Rockeman | Bloomberg News
March 26, 2021
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Fell in February to a Six-Month Low

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask carries a shopping bag in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News) A pedestrian wearing a protective mask carries a shopping bag in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer sentiment fell in February to a six-month low as expectations remained weak even while lawmakers moved closer to approving another round of financial relief.

Julia Fanzeres | Bloomberg News
February 26, 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
Business, Fuel

Oil Slumps on Dollar Strength, Cooling Consumer Sentiment

Emissions rise from an oil refinery in Norco, La., in June 2020. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News) Emissions rise from a refinery in Norco, La., in June 2020. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Oil slid by the most in three weeks as a stronger dollar and weak U.S. economic data stoked concerns over an economic rebound.

Andres Guerra Luz | Bloomberg News
January 15, 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
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment in US Rises Unexpectedly on Vaccine News

 Customers shop for Christmas ornaments. (Emily Elconin/Bloomberg News) Customers shop for Christmas ornaments at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland store in Frankenmuth, Mich. (Emily Elconin/Bloomberg News)

A gauge of U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly increased in early December to the second-highest level since March, amid prospects for a vaccine coming soon to tame the pandemic.

Olivia Rockeman | Bloomberg News
December 11, 2020
Government, Business

US Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Declines on Economic Views

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

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly declined in early November as an increase in COVID-19 infections and the election prompted Americans to reassess their outlooks for the economy and finances.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
November 13, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

US Consumer Sentiment Climbs to Six-Month High in September

Shoppers are seen at the Queens Center shopping mall on Sept. 9. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer sentiment increased more than expected in early September to a six-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy’s prospects.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
September 18, 2020
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Rises to Three-Month High

Consumer Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Sentiment among American consumers posted a surprise jump in October amid expectations for rising incomes and lower inflation, indicating households will continue to extend the longest-running U.S. expansion.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
October 11, 2019

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