Consumer Confidence Plunges In May

NEW YORK -- Americans' confidence in the economy in May had its biggest drop in eight months as consumers fretted about slow hiring, a big stock market drop and the global economy, says a private research group.The Conference Board says its Consumer Confidence Index now stands at 64.9, down from a revised 68.7 in April.

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  • UK Confidence | GfK United Kingdom
    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has decreased by five points this month to -8. All five of the measures in the Index saw decreases in November.
    02/16/2017 - 4:16 pm | View Website
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