Florida consumers a bit more optimistic in Jan. (1/31/2017)
Floridians are happier about their personal finances and the state, according to the monthly UF survey, but their views on the national economy grew gloomier.
Floridians’ confidence soars in Dec. (1/3/2017)
UF: Consumer sentiment in Fla. surged 6.9 points in Dec. – its highest reading since March 2015 and second-highest since February 2004.
U.S. consumer confidence surges in Nov. (11/29/2016)
Americans’ outlook is “once again at pre-recession levels,” according to the Conference Board’s latest survey: The index climbed 6.3 points to 107.1.
Fla. consumer confidence rises slightly in November (11/23/2016)
UF survey: Consumer sentiment among Floridians rose in Nov. to 90.2 - up less than half a point over Oct. - showing stability during the presidential election.
Fla. consumer confidence ticks lower before election (10/28/2016)
Consumer sentiment among Floridians declined 1.5 points in October to 90, according to the latest UF survey. The reading is the last one before the Nov. election.
Consumer confidence retreats in October (10/25/2016)
The Consumer Board’s index dropped almost 5 points to 98.6, possibly due, in part, to political uncertainty, rising gas prices and a lackluster jobs report.
Fla. consumer confidence ticks up 2.8 points (9/30/2016)
Two components rose noticeably: Floridians have a better outlook about their personal finances, and they think it’s a good time to buy big-ticket items.
U.S. consumer confidence hits post-Recession high (9/27/2016)
The monthly survey found consumers generally more upbeat about current conditions and more optimistic about changes in the short-term future.
U.S. consumer confidence hits one-year high (8/30/2016)
The monthly survey found both a short-term and long-term improvement in attitudes about business conditions, the labor market and personal income.
Florida consumer confidence drops in August (8/26/2016)
Most of the pessimism stems from Floridians’ outlook on personal finances – both now and in the future – which accounted for 75% of the decline.