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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-
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
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

...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
Americans aren't spending their gasoline savings

...old clunkers. Auto sales reached their highest level in eight years last year.Lynn Franco, an economist at the Conference Board, expects greater hiring and rising consumer confidence to soon lift spending and growth.Greater savings now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-18/americans-arent-spending-t
US consumer confidence rises in December

...Impressed with an improving economy, American consumers are feeling more confident, a private survey showed.The Conference Board said Tuesday its consumer confidence index climbed to 92.6 this month from a revised 91 in November.Consumers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/us-consumer-confidence-ris
Gauge of US economy rises 0.6 percent in November

...solid gain in November.The Conference Board said Thursday that its index...being unchanged in August.Conference Board economists say the widespread...more income growth," said Conference Board economist Ken Goldstein...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/gauge-us-economy-rises-06-
Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298,000

...Rising optimism about jobs and hiring helped boost consumer confidence to nearly a seven-year high in August, the Conference Board, a research group, said earlier this week.The percentage of respondents who said jobs were "plentiful" rose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/applications-us-unemployme