TITLE

Consumer Confidence At Highest Level Since '02

AUTHOR(S)
Siegel, Gary E.
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/1/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32310, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rise of consumer confidence index to its highest level in more than three years in January 2006 in the United States. The December 2005 index reading was reported as 103.6. The improvement has not translated into greater optimism about the near-term future inspite of favorable consumer confidence.
ACCESSION #
19752273

 

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