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.
Florida consumer sentiment up 4 points in July (7/29/2016)
UF study: Reversing a 3-month slide, Floridians are feeling more upbeat about their personal finances and economic conditions – now and in the near future.
U.S. consumer confidence stayed steady in July (7/26/2016)
The Conference Board: Consumers were more positive about current business and job conditions – and “cautiously optimistic about growth in the near-term.”
Fla. consumer sentiment trends downward in June (6/24/2016)
While the state GDP and jobs outlook are positive, Floridians continued to show declining confidence in current economic conditions, setting a three-month trend.