Consumer Confidence Gives Up Some Gains

Hogsett, Don
February 2005
Home Textiles Today;2/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that consumer confidence dipped slightly during February, slipping 1 percent, according to The Conference Board. Consumers are feeling good about current business conditions, and the Present Situation Index advanced strongly, by 3.8 percent. But they're somewhat less certain looking ahead, and the Expectations Index fell by 4.7 percent. Consumers' overall assessment of current conditions continues to improve. The employment picture also improved.


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