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Consumer confidence rebounds to reading of 82.3 in a signal of stronger growth ahead

...since the index stood at 87.3 in January 2008, just as the Great Recession was beginning.Conference Board economist Lynn Franco said consumers are moderately more upbeat about future job prospects and the overall economy, though less optimistic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-25/consumer-confidence-reboun
Federal Reserve to assess blurry picture of economy

...the private Conference Board. The partial shutdown made Americans more pessimistic about future growth and hiring. Lynn Franco, director of economic indicators at the board, said the "temporary nature" of the budget agreement means that confidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-29/federal-reserve-assess-blu
Consumers lose confidence as 'fiscal cliff' nears

...survey showed consumers' outlook for the next six months deteriorated to its lowest level since 2011 ? a signal to Lynn Franco, the board's director of economic indicators, that consumers are worried about the tax hikes and spending cuts that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-27/consumers-lose-confidence-
This just in

...in January from December to a reading of 58.6, the lowest since November 2011. ..."Conference Board economist Lynn Franco said the tax increase was the key reason confidence tumbled in January, making Americans less optimistic about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-02-01/just
US consumer confidence dropped to lowest level in more than a year

...It may take a while for confidence to rebound and consumers to recover from their initial paycheck shock," said Lynn Franco, the Conference Board's economist.Consumers also said they felt less optimistic about their job prospects over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-29/us-consumer-confidence-dro
Consumer confidence in October hits highest level since February 2008

...next six months.Consumers were "modestly more upbeat" about their finances and the outlook for the economy, said Lynn Franco, a Conference Board official. They "appear to be in better spirits approaching the holiday season," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-01/consumer-confidence-octobe
Brighter outlook on jobs, incomes boosts consumer confidence

...While expectations appear to have bounced back, it is too soon to tell if confidence is actually on the mend," said Lynn Franco, the Conference Board's director of economic indicators.The Conference Board reported that Americans' confidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-30/brighter-outlook-jobs-inco
Consumer confidence jumps in June

...from a revised reading of 93.1 in May. The latest reading was much better than the 95 that analysts had expected. Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board's Consumer Research Center, said the strong improvement in current business conditions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/30/bus_420633.shtml
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Consumer confidence rises in April

...percentage points was the largest rise from the previous month since a 10.8 percentage point increase in November 2003. Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board's Consumer Research Center, said the improvement was sparked by a more favorable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/bus_413686.shtml
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...Growing optimism about the overall health of the economy continues to bolster consumers' short-term outlook," said Lynn Franco, a research director for the New York-based group. "But consumers' assessment of current conditions, which strongly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/28/bus_402529.shtml
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