Fla.’s consumer confidence down 1 point in Oct. (10/29/2014)
It’s the first decline since May and suggests Floridians see things differently. In yesterday’s national report, American attitudes surged 5 points higher.
U.S. consumer confidence surges 5 points in Oct. (10/28/2014)
The index rose to 94.5. Consumers feel better about the current job market and business conditions, and more optimistic about the country’s short-term outlook.
U.S. new-home sales close to flat in September (10/24/2014)
Commerce Dept.: New-home sales edged up 0.2% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 467,000; Aug. sales revised downward to a pace of 466,000.
Fla. consumer confidence reaches post-recession high (10/1/2014)
UF’s monthly study of Floridians’ attitudes uncovered a one-point boost for Sept., in contrast to the latest national survey that declined month-to-month.
Consumer confidence declines in Sept. (9/30/2014)
The Consumer Confidence Index declined today after rising for four months. Researchers say the primary reason is lower optimism about the job market.
UF: Fla.’s consumer confidence unchanged in Aug. (8/27/2014)
Floridians’ economic outlook was unchanged for the third month. At 82, it suggests confidence is greater than during a recession but less than an economic boom.
U.S. consumer confidence hits seven-year high (8/26/2014)
It’s the fourth consecutive month for a boost in attitudes as the Consumer Confidence Index hits 92.4 – not far from its pre-recession historical average of 102.
Consumer confidence rises again in July (7/29/2014)
Confident consumers spend money and buy homes, and at 90.9, the monthly index hit its highest point since Oct. 2007, with “future expectations” rising 6.3 points.
Fla. consumer confidence hits post-recession high (6/25/2014)
UF: Floridians’ overall confidence rose four points to 82 in June after stagnating in the high 70s for more than a year. Both short- and long-term outlooks rose.
Consumer confidence up for second month (6/24/2014)
U.S. consumers are more optimistic about their current finances, and their outlook for the future grew a bit rosier too. The Index now stands at 85.2.
NAHB: Leading Markets Index shows 56 metros at or above normal levels in June (6/10/2014)
NAHB’s Leading Market Index reports 56 metros at or above normal levels in June, a net gain of nine metro areas year-over-year.
Fla. economic confidence dips in May (5/28/2014)
UF reports a two-point confidence drop among Floridians thanks mainly to concerns about the overall economy. However, outlooks about personal finances rose.
U.S. consumers grew more optimistic in May (5/27/2014)
It’s been over five years since 20.2% of consumers believed their income would grow over the next six months, as slow-yet-steady rebound appears on track.