Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Consumer Confidence Index Up Again
Jan 3, 2012
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

The Consumer Confidence Index from the Conference Board showed more improvement in December 2011, following an increase in November. The December index was 64.5 (1985=100), up from 55.2 in November. The Present Situation Index component increased from 38.3 in November to 46.7 in December. The Expectations Index component increased from 66.4 in November to 76.4 in December.

Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center, called the November and December gains "considerable."

"The Consumer Confidence Index is now back to levels seen last spring (April 2011, 66.0)," Franco said. "Consumers’ assessment of current business and labor market conditions improved again."

She added: "It is too soon to tell if this is a rebound from earlier declines or a sustainable shift in attitudes."

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Aug 14, 2014: Electrolux In Talks to Acquire GE Appliances

Aug 14, 2014: June U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Strongest of 2014

Aug 13, 2014: Manufacturing Technology Orders Up in June

Aug 13, 2014: Toshiba Appliance/Electronics Segment reports Higher 1Q Sales

Aug 12, 2014: Fagor Operations in Spain to Restart Under New Owner CNA

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows