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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
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-
Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August

...August but at a much slower pace than in July.The Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading indicators...second quarter performance in the second half," said Conference Board economist Ken Goldstein.The economy, as measured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-19/gauge-us-economy-edges-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
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 slips in February on icy weather

...consumer sentiment slid to 95.4 in February from an 11-year high of 98.1 in January.Earlier this week, the Conference Board, a business research group, said that its consumer confidence index fell a bit this month but remained at the highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-27/us-consumer-sentiment-slip
Business news

...less confident this month, but their spirits are still at the highest levels since before the Great Recession. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index dropped this month to 96.4 from a revised 103.8 in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/business-news