Confidence Game

Walker, Rob
December 2001
New Republic;12/24/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 26, p17
Discusses consumers in the United States. Information on how a low Consumer Confidence Index caused stock markets to drop; Increasing Index of Consumer Sentiment; Details on actual consumption; Vague nature of the Consumer Confidence Index; Report on telephonic survey on consumer confidence of 500 households where the questionnaire is longer and more detailed; Information on findings of the surveys.


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