Government, Business

Small Businesses Not Optimistic Over Economic Outlook

Small Business Scott Eells/Bloomberg News

Sentiment among U.S. small businesses slumped in January to the lowest level since Donald Trump became president as the economic outlook weakened amid the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown.

Chibuike Oguh | Bloomberg News
February 12, 2019
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Eases in August to Four-Month Low

Consumer confidence eased in August to a four-month low as Americans become less optimistic about their finances for the year ahead.

August 26, 2016
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Drops High Earners Shaken by Brexit

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Consumer confidence in the United States dropped in July as U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union flustered high-income earners.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
July 15, 2016

Consumer Sentiment Jumps to Highest Level in a Year

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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

Consumer Sentiment Declines in August to Three-Month Low

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Consumer confidence declined in August to a three-month low as recent stock market turbulence weighed on Americans’ outlook for the U.S. economy in the coming year.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
August 28, 2015

Consumer Sentiment Rises in June to Five-Month High

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Consumer confidence climbed in June to a five-month high as an improving job market boosted Americans’ attitudes about the world’s largest economy.

June 26, 2015

Consumer Sentiment Rises as Americans Most Upbeat About Wages in Seven Years

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Consumer confidence rose more than forecast in June as Americans were the most upbeat about their wage prospects in seven years.

June 12, 2015