You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #36: Consumer Sentiment Index in U.S. Increased in August [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
Ghost Dog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-13-10 11:56 AM
Response to Reply #1
36. Consumer Sentiment Index in U.S. Increased in August
Confidence among U.S. consumers rose in August, a sign the biggest part of the economy may soon stabilize.

The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of consumer sentiment climbed to 69.6 following a reading of 67.8 in July that was the lowest since November, the group said today. The gauge was forecast to rise to 69, according to the median of 65 economists in a Bloomberg News survey.

...

The gauge of current conditions, which reflects Americans perceptions of their financial situation and whether it is a good time to buy big-ticket items like cars, rose to 78.3 from 76.5 in the prior month.

The index of consumer expectations for six months from now, which more closely projects the direction of consumer spending, increased to 64.1 from 62.3.

/... http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-08-13/u-s-consumer-c...
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday August 13 ozymandius  Aug-13-10 04:30 AM   #0 
  - Today's Reports  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 04:33 AM   #1 
  - July retail sales up for first time in 3 months  Roland99   Aug-13-10 07:48 AM   #19 
  - U.S. Consumer Prices Climb, Easing Deflation Risk  Ghost Dog   Aug-13-10 11:53 AM   #35 
  - Consumer Sentiment Index in U.S. Increased in August  Ghost Dog   Aug-13-10 11:56 AM   #36 
     - They're asking crack smokers again.  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 01:04 PM   #48 
        - Or Germans  Demeter   Aug-13-10 03:56 PM   #54 
  - Oil rises above $76 as world stocks bounce back  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 04:35 AM   #2 
  - Jobs picture dims as unemployment claims rise  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 04:38 AM   #3 
  - It's a Sign that Recovery Is a Non-Starter and a Fraud  Demeter   Aug-13-10 06:09 AM   #11 
     - Morning Marketeers...  AnneD   Aug-13-10 07:15 AM   #13 
        - That's outrageous  DemReadingDU   Aug-13-10 07:41 AM   #16 
        - That's why I liked Cheddar's restaurant back in Lousville  Roland99   Aug-13-10 07:45 AM   #18 
        - And they try to convince us....  AnneD   Aug-13-10 11:15 AM   #31 
        - One of my friends was a chef at a very fancy restaurant in Boston,  Warpy   Aug-13-10 11:51 AM   #34 
           - And that is my point.....  AnneD   Aug-13-10 01:00 PM   #45 
              - Just your budget  Demeter   Aug-13-10 01:01 PM   #47 
                 - LOL LOL LOL .....  AnneD   Aug-13-10 02:15 PM   #50 
  - US bailouts aided foreign firms: watchdog  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 04:42 AM   #4 
  - Euro zone posts strong GDP growth in second quarter  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 04:46 AM   #5 
  - Germany sees fastest growth since reunification  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 04:49 AM   #6 
  - Swiss Central Bank Makes Loss as It Fights Franc Rise  Ghost Dog   Aug-13-10 07:25 AM   #15 
  - Europe's Feint  Ghost Dog   Aug-13-10 12:24 PM   #42 
  - M&A Losers in $10 Trillion Deal Binge Led by McClatchy, Sprint  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 04:57 AM   #7 
  - The great false choice, stimulus or austerity  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 05:06 AM   #8 
  - Ritholtz: Fannie Freddie NYT OpEds  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 05:15 AM   #9 
  - Say Goodbye to Fannie and Freddie  Demeter   Aug-13-10 06:16 AM   #12 
  - Have a great Friday, folks.  ozymandius   Aug-13-10 05:17 AM   #10 
  - The Hindenburg Omen Has Arrived  DemReadingDU   Aug-13-10 07:18 AM   #14 
  - Hindenburg Omen..  girl gone mad   Aug-13-10 07:45 AM   #17 
  - ".... like storm chasing in the Hindenburg."  Hugin   Aug-13-10 08:22 AM   #21 
  - I Rather Think It's Like Malcom Gladstone's Tipping Point  Demeter   Aug-13-10 09:22 AM   #22 
  - oh chit  florida08   Aug-13-10 10:18 AM   #26 
  - ach du lieber!  alterfurz   Aug-13-10 11:04 AM   #30 
     - +1  Po_d Mainiac   Aug-13-10 12:36 PM   #44 
  - Debt: 08/11/2010 13,307,871,897,992.93 (DOWN 11,959,038,998.10) (Wed)  Festivito   Aug-13-10 07:56 AM   #20 
  - Debt: 08/12/2010 13,317,048,837,517.12 (UP 9,176,939,524.19) (Thu)  Festivito   Aug-13-10 02:22 PM   #51 
  - A precautionary adios, friends.  Dr.Phool   Aug-13-10 09:34 AM   #23 
  - It was nice knowing ya, dude.  Hugin   Aug-13-10 09:49 AM   #24 
  - ha..one of the Wheel of Fortune clues last night was  Roland99   Aug-13-10 12:20 PM   #40 
  - Dr. Phool...  hamerfan   Aug-13-10 10:13 AM   #25 
  - I've been stepping on some tails in Jonestown.  Dr.Phool   Aug-13-10 10:21 AM   #27 
     - Oh...  AnneD   Aug-13-10 11:25 AM   #32 
     - uh oh  DemReadingDU   Aug-13-10 11:42 AM   #33 
  - what exactly  florida08   Aug-13-10 10:21 AM   #28 
  - He means tombstoned  Demeter   Aug-13-10 12:07 PM   #37 
     - 86'ed?  florida08   Aug-13-10 12:16 PM   #39 
  - don't fret much  Roland99   Aug-13-10 12:21 PM   #41 
  - Go to the Lounge  DoBotherMe   Aug-13-10 12:32 PM   #43 
  - Update: Oracle sues Google over Java use in Android (CW)  Hugin   Aug-13-10 10:59 AM   #29 
  - Artist's Rendering Of Barack Obama's Desktop  DemReadingDU   Aug-13-10 12:09 PM   #38 
  - Looks Like an Oscillation Building Up to Something Big  Demeter   Aug-13-10 01:00 PM   #46 
  - 23 Occupations That Will Never Recover From the Great Recession.  TalkingDog   Aug-13-10 01:15 PM   #49 
     - I don't dare look.  Hugin   Aug-13-10 03:13 PM   #52 
     - Not if the...  AnneD   Aug-13-10 03:48 PM   #53 
 

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC