Consumer Confidence Drops to Six-Year Low
“The consumer is the most worried they have been all year, which pours cold water on the idea that the economic recovery is sustainable.”
Companies Brace for Impacts to Top & Bottom Lines
Most companies are quickly shifting strategies as they size up COVID-19's likely impacts on revenue and profits, PwC finds.
Consumer ‘Wants’ Push Up Spending in June
Strong discretionary spending signals consumer confidence, rising solidly along with several other key economic indicators.
Consumer Sentiment Falls Below 13-Year High
The post-election boost to sentiment may have fizzled but February's reading was still among the five highest in the past decade.
Oil Prices Fuel Stagnant U.S. Manufacturing Output
Output falls short of expected 0.2% increase due to lower energy prices and stronger dollar.
U.S. Retail Sales Continue Weak in April
Latest Commerce Department report suggests consumers are still saving money from cheaper gas prices.
Heating Bills Fuel Drop in Consumer Confidence
In preliminary results for March, the University of Michigan's index of consumer sentiment fell to 91.2, from 95.4 last month.
Durable Goods Down; Home Sales, Confidence Up
What message are economic data sending? It's hard to tell.
Small-Business Credit Picked Up in Second Quarter
After a particularly brutal winter, small-business credit rebounded to its highest level since pre-recession days.