March, measured year-on-year. The University of Michigan is scheduled to publish its preliminary reading on consumer confidence , with expectations for a rise to 93.7 points this month, from 93 in March. Later in the session, the Conference
result was the strongest since the middle of 2010. German retailers evidently are benefiting from cheaper oil and consumer confidence at levels last seen in 2006. If sustained, private consumption could be a positive contributor to economic
overall economy is benefiting from lower oil prices, as terms of trade are likely to sharply improve. While consumer confidence rebounded following the local elections last year, it remains to be seen how policy will unfold. The corporate
as rising floor covering prices often force consumers to trade down to lower-margin products. A decline in consumer confidence or a severe downturn in new housing starts would also have a negative impact on the company's ability to sustain
to 2000. Auto sales are one of the best indicators of consumer confidence , so this may be a sign that consumers are emerging from ..... one of the best arbiters of a strong labor market and consumer confidence overall. March won't be a great month to get a handle
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in March amid optimism over the labor market while house prices increased in January, hopeful signs that a recent sharp slowdown in economic activity was probably a blip.
cautious about consumer spending growth in many markets, although we believe that lower gas prices and improving consumer confidence could bolster spending in some regions over the near term. We also see pockets of value in the names we highlight
information about the impact of consumer confidence , supplier prices, and ..... six months. Change in consumer confidence : analyzes FMCG industry ..... opinion about the change in consumer confidence , globally, over the next
* Yields fall after fourth quarter GDP wasn't revised up higher as expected * Consumer confidence data watched on Friday * Fed Chair Yellen due to speak later on Friday By Karen Brettell NEW YORK,...
now trading at just above that level—and euro zone consumer confidence is at levels last seen in 2007. In contrast to the party ..... housing starts plunged 17 percent in February, and consumer confidence has backed off its recent highs. With economic momentum