Consumer Confidence at 5-Year High

(CNN) — American appear to have a better outlook of the economy. Consumer confidence surged to a five-year high in May, according to research firm The Conference Board. The company says its consumer confidence index jumped to 76.2–the highest reading since February 2008. What’s fueling the increase is consumers feel more positive about current business … Continue reading »

Consumer Confidence Highest Since 2008

EUGENE, Ore. — New numbers indicate you might be feeling a bit more confident as a consumer. U.S. consumer confidence rose to its highest level this month in almost five years. Although consumers we spoke with say they are feeling cautiously more comfortable, Oregon Economic Forum Director Tim Duy says it’s no major milestone. He … Continue reading »

Consumer Confidence Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Have you noticed a bump in your spending in the last month? Recent reports show an increase in Americans’ confidence in the economy. The number is the highest it’s been in close to five years. Consumer confidence index is up from September, sitting at 72.2. Several reports show U.S. consumers are growing … Continue reading »