May 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/4/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 18, pP19
This section offers news briefs related to the economic conditions in the U.S. The Consumer Confidence Index rose 12.3 points in April 2009 which suggests that consumers may believe that the worst of the economic crisis has passed. Data from the Standard & Poor showed that S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index continued to drop in February 2009. Figures from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis show that real gross domestic product contracted during the first quarter of 2009.


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