Posts Tagged ‘Confidence’

Consumer confidence down in May to five-month low

Consumer confidence plunged in May to its lowest level in five months, according to a survey released Tuesday by business research firm The Conference Board. The survey revealed an overall index reading of 64.9 in May, down from 68.7 in April. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Confidence index, Europe send stocks higher

NEW YORK — A jump in U.S. consumer confidence sent stocks modestly higher Tuesday. Investors were also encouraged by new efforts from European leaders to find more aggressive cures for the region’s d View full post on Business Stories

Stocks rise Friday on consumer confidence, Italy vote

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks celebrated Veteran’s Day will a strong rally. Helping markets advance was a report that showed a better than expected rise in the Consumer Confidence Index and a vote in Italy on its debt reduction plan. At 3 p.m., with just […]

European Stocks Post Weekly Gain; Carlsberg Rises, Holcim Drops

European stocks climbed this past week as Italy’s Senate approved austerity measures, easing concern the country will need a bailout, and U.S. consumer confidence rose in November more than economists had predicted. View full post on Finance Stories

Swan Says Europe Crisis Shouldn’t Damp Confidence in Australia

Treasurer Wayne Swan said market volatility caused by the sovereign debt crisis in Europe shouldn’t damp confidence in Australia’s economic prospects. View full post on Finance Stories

Survey says lower confidence in more gold gains

Investors have cooled on gold as their attention turns from financial risks to geopolitical turmoil, according to a leading survey View full post on Business Stories

Fiat chief confident of Mirafiori vote

Sergio Marchionne has expressed confidence that he would succeed in pushing through changes to Fiat’s car production system in Italy View full post on UK Business Stories

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Stocks Up As Citigroup Q3 Earnings, Homebuilders’ Confidence Rise

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Improved homebuilders’ confidence in October and Citigroup’s $2.2 billion third quarter profit drove stocks up on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 81 points or 0.7 percent to close at 11,144. Bank of America was the top gainer. The Standard […]

End Of Recession, Homebuilder Confidence Drive Stocks Rally

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks are at their four-month high on Monday as the three major indexes rallied after economists officially declared the recession over in June 2009 and homebuilders’ confidence remained steady. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 146 points or 1.4 percent […]