Sept Consumer Sentiment Highest Since Jan 2008

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose in late September to the highest since January 2008 as expectations of an economic rebound gathered momentum, a survey showed on Friday.

Sections:  news   business   
  • Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope
    Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
  • US home sales rebound slightly in February
    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Consumer sentiment drops to lowest in five months in bad sign for economy and Biden
    Consumer sentiment fell in May to the lowest level in five months, and expectations for inflation rose — bad signs for the economy and President Joe Biden.
    05/24/2024 - 11:36 am | View Link
  • US Equity Indexes Rise After Revised May Consumer Sentiment Still Behind April, Surprise Rise in Durable Goods
    US equity indexes rose after midday Friday as investors weighed the strength in the monthly consumer sentiment and durable goods data. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.1% to 16,913.1, with the S&P 500 ...
    05/24/2024 - 7:02 am | View Link
  • U.S. Consumer Sentiment Drops Slightly Less Than Previously Estimated In May
    (RTTNews) - Consumer sentiment in the U.S. deteriorated slightly less than ... although the downwardly revised figure still represents the highest level since hitting 4.5 percent last November. The ...
    05/23/2024 - 11:26 pm | View Link
  • Apple unveils four iPhone 15 models, with prices starting from RM4,399 and pre-orders from Sept 22
    The company also is facing trouble in China, where government workers are increasingly banned from using its products and consumer sentiment may be turning against US-branded technology.
    05/19/2024 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Consumer sentiment dip impacts North American markets
    On May 10, substantial changes were observed in North American financial markets, mainly due to a sharp decline in preliminary consumer sentiment data from the University of Michigan, which fell from ...
    05/13/2024 - 10:35 am | View Link
  • More


Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News