Consumer confidence in America

Worried Households in the United States, Europe and Japan

August 30, 2011

The Conference Board index of U.S. consumer confidence plunged 14.7 points in August to a reading of 44.5.  It’s average score was 61.6 in the second quarter and 66.3 in the first quarter.  Even those levels were quite weak compared to pre-recession norms.  The last reading as low as 44.5 occurred in April 2009 when […] More