a statistical measure of how consumers feel about the current and future of the economy, based on saving and spending
Consumer confidence is a closely watched statistic generated by the Conference Board, which measures consumers' feelings about the economy.
As a result, consumer confidence in the music biz has eroded.
We hang on the shadings of the famous consumer confidence Index, but how much of it is drug-induced?
So, as employment remains at a low level but grows slowly, consumer confidence is more likely to follow that path.
Measures of consumer confidence, while rising, are hardly buoyant.
Second, there were big increases in durable goods: products that bode well for consumer confidence.
For example, consumer confidence is rising, and there tends to be a correlation between rising confidence and actual spending.
consumer confidence is bolstered by two important measures: the jobs market and the housing market.
consumer confidence, as measured by the University of Michigan, is at a five-year high.
In recent months, Americans have watched nearly every economic indicator plunge, from GDP to consumer confidence.
But in an industry that may seem like the last to recover, consumer confidence is the most important ingredient.