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Consumer Confidence

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  • Q&A: U.S. technically hits deflation, but what does it mean?

    Q&A: U.S. technically hits deflation, but what does it mean?
    The consumer price index, a leading measure of inflation, fell last month into negative territory over a 12-month period for the first time since the fall of 2009, when the nation was just emerging from recession. It also fell from December, the third...
  • Florida consumer confidence rises for 7th straight month

    Florida's consumers continue to have confidence in the state's economy. The monthly University of Florida consumer sentiment survey released Friday rose more than a point from last month. It's the seventh straight month the index has increased. The...
  • Pending home sales rise to 18-month high, signals housing rebound

    Pending home sales rise to 18-month high, signals housing rebound
    The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that its seasonally adjusted...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming month

    All times are Eastern MO WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for January, 8:30 a.m. Eastern; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for February, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases...
  • Florida's consumer confidence rises for 7th straight month

    Florida's consumer confidence rises for 7th straight month
    Despite rising gas prices, Floridians' confidence in the economy rose in February — for the seventh month in a row, according to a University of Florida survey released Friday. Gas prices has jumped nearly 30 cents in a month to a statewide...
  • U.S. consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather

    U.S. consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather
    Harsh winter weather left U.S. consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years. The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment...
  • US consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather

    Harsh winter weather left U.S. consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years. The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment...
  • Stocks slip after weaker economic growth, but end best month since 2011

    Stocks slip after weaker economic growth, but end best month since 2011
    February proved to be a strong month for U.S. stocks, even though it ended in downbeat fashion. Major stock indexes closed lower on Friday, capping a week of subdued trading that still delivered a couple of new highs for the Dow Jones industrial average...
  • Tesla Model S P85D: The D is like nothing else on the road

    Tesla Model S P85D: The D is like nothing else on the road
    Certain experiences promise a thrill: roller coasters, free fall, love. Add The D to the list. Tesla's Model S P85D, the all-wheel-drive variant of the all-electric Model S, is like no other car on the road. I say this without hyperbole or...
  • Business events scheduled for Tuesday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday: All times are Eastern WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for December and the fourth quarter, 9 a.m. WASHINGTON — The Conference Board...
  • School spending, performance questioned at Park Ridge candidate forum

    School spending and student performance were topics criticized by some candidates running for local office during a public forum hosted by the Republican Women of Park Ridge. Twenty candidates running for school boards, the park district and seats on the...