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.
Floridians’ confidence in economy stays fairly flat (4/30/2014)
UF: Confidence fell one point this month. “Economy remains on a steady path without any big changes either negative or positive,” says UF chief economist.
Consumer confidence down but still high in April (4/29/2014)
The Conference Board index dipped slightly to 82.3, but it’s the second-highest reading since Jan. 2008 after the Board revised March up to 83.9.
Fla. consumer confidence at post-recession high (3/26/2014)
UF: Florida residents think they’re better off now than they one year ago, and they’re more optimistic about the future; confidence index rises 3 points in March.
U.S. consumer confidence rebounds in March (3/25/2014)
In Feb., consumers’ future expectations took a hit, but their outlook bounced back this month. Overall, the Consumer Confidence Index rose 4 points to 82.3.
Florida: Overall economic confidence on even keel (2/26/2014)
UF: Floridian’s overall consumer confidence stayed the same this month, but a number of components that make up that score spiked higher or lower.
Consumer confidence fairly stable in Feb. (2/25/2014)
Consumers appear to be happy with current conditions – that component rose – but wary of the economy’s future as the expectation component declined.
Bad weather puts damper on builder confidence (2/18/2014)
Unusually severe weather across much of the nation – plus ongoing concerns over the cost of labor and lots – caused a 10-point drop in builder confidence.
Consumer confidence up for second month in a row (1/28/2014)
Nothing heralds a full rebound like Americans willing to spend money. In Jan., attitudes improved about both the short-term and long-term economic outlook.