Posts Tagged ‘consumer 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

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

Cuts ‘will slow recovery’

Government cuts will mean the pace of economic recovery in the UK next year will be slower than forecast, the CBI has warned. Related Stories Consumer confidence rises in August Figures show largest employment rise on record UK risked Greek-style crisis, King tells unions Shock fall in high street sales Cable says immigration cap is […]