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US consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August

...months after having fallen sharply in July.The Conference Board said Tuesday that its index of consumer confidence...91.0. It was the best showing since January.Conference Board economist Lynn Franco says that consumers' assessment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/us-consumer-confidence-sho
Gauge of future health of economy up 0.6 percent in June

...gain momentum in the second half of this year.The Conference Board said Thursday that its index of leading indicators...0.8 percent in May and 0.6 percent in April.Conference Board economists said the string of solid increases point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-23/gauge-future-health-econom
US retail sales dropped 3 percent in June, as Americans spend less on cars, clothes and furniture

...there are signs that consumers are more confident, suggesting that sales could rebound in the coming months.The Conference Board's consumer confidence index jumped in June to its second-highest level since the recession ended in June 2009...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-14/us-retail-sales-dropped-3-
Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

...boosting their savings earlier this year, in part because they're growing more confident about the economy. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index reached 101.4, matching March's figure for the second-highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/solid-hiring-expected-june
US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but paychecks flat

...spending more than they did earlier this year, when the miserable winter caused the economy to contract. The Conference Board said this week that consumer confidence reached the second-highest level since the recession.Auto sales and home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/us-unemployment-falls-7-ye
Business news

...confidence higher this month after a dip in February, a promising sign for the economy as it heads into spring.The Conference Board's consumer confidence index rose to 101.3 in March from a 98.8 reading in February.Confidence has risen to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/business-news
Gauge of US economy up modest 0.2 percent in February

...economy's momentum may have slowed.The New York-based Conference Board said its index of leading indicators rose 0.2 percent...improvements in labor markets and consumer confidence," Conference Board economist Ataman Ozyildirim said Thursday.The leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/gauge-us-economy-modest-02
US consumer sentiment drops in May

...months of 2015, highest since 2004.On Tuesday, the Conference Board, a business group, reported that its measure of...confidence index rose to 95.4 from 94.3 in April. The Conference Board credited an improved job market: Employers added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-29/us-consumer-sentiment-drop
Gauge of US economy rises 0.2 percent in March

...weakening since the start of 2015.The New York-based Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading indicators...months suggests weaker growth may be ahead," said Conference Board economist Ataman Ozyildirim.The index is composed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/gauge-us-economy-rises-02-
US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

...highest levels since before the Great Recession.The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index...percent from January through March.Last week, the Conference Board reported that its index of leading economic indicators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/us-consumer-confidence-sli