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US consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather

...consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years.The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment slid to 95...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-27/us-consumer-sentiment-slip
US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

...gallon a month ago, according to AAA.Another measure of consumer confidence, issued late last month by the University of Michigan, showed that consumer confidence hit an 11-year high in January.Consumer confidence measures "remain at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/us-consumer-confidence-sli
US consumer spending slips in December as auto sales weaken

...increased 2.5 percent, the strongest gain since 2006, roughly a year before the Great Recession started.The University of Michigan reported that its consumer sentiment index stood at 98.1 percent in January, the highest reading since 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-02/us-consumer-spending-slips
Economic growth slows, but signs are pointing up

...encouraging signs that the U.S. consumer, who drives about two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, is back.The University of Michigan released its monthly gauge of consumer sentiment Friday, finding that in January more consumers expected the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/economic-growth-slows-sign
Nation sees increase in jobs, pay in January

...economy. Consumer confidence jumped in January to its highest level in a decade, according to a survey by the University of Michigan. And consumers increased their spending during the final three months of last year at the fastest pace in nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/nation-sees-increase-jobs-
Jim Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

...you have in being an NFL football professional."Harbaugh wouldn't discuss an NFL Network report that the University of Michigan, his alma mater, had reached out to him about its head coach vacancy."As I've said, as a principle I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-08/jim-harbaugh-vows-stay-course
US consumer confidence rises in December

...gasoline nationwide costs $2.27, down from $2.78 a month ago.Another measure of consumer confidence - the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index - jumped this month to 93.6 from 88 in November. Michigan's December reading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/us-consumer-confidence-ris
Panthers' Cam Newton to start vs. Browns

...practice most of the week. 49ERS: Coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have been encouraging him to take the University of Michigan head-coaching job, but he is torn because his heart is in the NFL, according to ESPN.com.Harbaugh first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-20/panthers-cam-newton-start-vs-
Michigan fires football coach Brady Hoke

...players and said he would miss them."I feel very fortunate to have been an assistant and head coach at the University of Michigan," Hoke said. "I will always support the university and this football program."Hired after the tumultuous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-02/michigan-fires-football-c
Gas prices should continue to drop through year's end

...distribution.Consumer confidence is at its highest level since July 2007, according to a Thomas-Reuters/University of Michigan survey, because of multiple market factors, including gas prices. AAA said one in seven holiday shoppers will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-07/gas-prices-should-continue