consumer sentiment

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
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Falls as Outlook for Economy Weakens

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U.S. consumer sentiment fell in April for the first time in three months, missing estimates, as the long-term economic outlook dropped to the lowest in more than a year and enthusiasm over tax cuts waned.

April 12, 2019
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Rose More Than First Reported in March

Consumer Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

U.S. consumer sentiment climbed in March by more than initially reported as views grew rosier about current economic conditions.

March 29, 2019

Four Reasons Why Shoppers Are in the Mood to Spend

Shopper at a Target store A shopper roams a Target store. (Eric Gay/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — The store isn’t dead for Home Depot, Kohl’s, Best Buy or Target. Many traditional chains have posted strong sales, both online and at stores, as people are in a mood to spend.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
August 29, 2018
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment in US at Second-Highest Level Since 2004

Roses on display at a wholesale flower shop in New York Roses on display at a wholesale flower shop in New York. (Craig Warga/Bloomberg News)

Consumer sentiment last month rose to the second-highest level since 2004 and plentiful job opportunities buoyed Americans’ spirits amid stock-market volatility, a University of Michigan survey showed March 2.

March 2, 2018

Consumer Sentiment Jumps to Highest Level in a Year

Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

Consumer confidence in the U.S. jumped in May to the highest level in almost a year, propelled by the strongest views on inflation-adjusted income gains in a decade.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2016

Consumer Sentiment Edges Down Amid Economic Concerns

Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Consumer confidence in the United States dipped slightly in March as concerns persisted that the world’s largest economy will cool.

Tatiana Darie | Bloomberg News
April 1, 2016

Consumer Sentiment Rose in January to 7-Month High

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Consumer confidence rose in January to the highest level in seven months as low inflation helped support households, whose outlook for wage gains remained subdued.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2016

Consumer Sentiment Declines to Lowest Level in a Year

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Consumer sentiment declined in September to the lowest level in a year as Americans anticipated a weaker economy in the face of a global slowdown and turbulent financial markets.

September 11, 2015