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N.Y. Fed Consumer Survey Finds More Negativity in January Outlook

In its January Survey of Consumer Expectations, the bank found that respondents now expect rising unemployment down the road and said the odds of losing a job have risen......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2019

Strong Consumer Sentiment Recovery Isn’t Just About the End of the Government Shutdown

Consumer sentiment had been expected to recover from January's lows due to the federal government shutdown, but the University of Michigan's survey delivered an even stronger recovery than expected......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 15th, 2019

January Consumer Sentiment Index Lowest Since Trump Election

The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment survey in January reached its lowest point since President Trump's election. Those surveyed remained positive about their own financial prospects......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 1st, 2019

U.S. consumer confidence hits one-and-a-half year low in January

U.S consumer confidence fell to a 1-1/2 year low in January as a partial shutdown of the government and financial markets turmoil left households nervous about the economy's near-term outlook......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

Consumer confidence tumbles again amid federal shutdown

The 35-day partial government shutdown helped triggered a sharp drop in consumer confidence in January and signaled growing worries about the future, a fresh survey shows, though optimism has typically rebounded after similar episodes in the past......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence falls to 18-month low due to government shutdown

The 35-day partial government shutdown helped triggered a sharp drop in consumer confidence in January and signaled growing worries about the future, a fresh survey shows, though optimism has typically rebounded after similar episodes in the past......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 29th, 2019

Brexit, trade undermine German economy as global outlook darkens

German business morale fell for the fifth consecutive month in January, a survey showed on F.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 25th, 2019

1/3 Of Successful Small Businesses Started With Less Than $5,000

Survey finds the majority of small businesses achieved success despite facing initial cash flow deficits and short run rates ATLANTA – January 9, 2019 – New data released today by Kabbage, Inc., a global financial services, technology and data .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 9th, 2019

Americans lack emergency savings but more say they aren't worried about it, survey finds

Nearly one-in-four Americans have no emergency savings, according to a report from consumer financial services site Bankrate.com.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 20th, 2018

Hot market for businesses may start to cool as soon as this year, survey finds

Survey participants said they were concerned that overall business conditions will decline, putting pressure on co.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday9 hr. 51 min. ago

The polar vortex probably won’t increase your January heating bills — here’s why

The government just released the first consumer-heating estimates since the brutal cold snap......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 16th, 2019

Newell Brands stock sinks after earnings beat but sales, outlook miss

Shares of Newell Brands Inc. sank 7.8% in premarket trade Friday, after the consumer goods.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

Optimism in economy wanes. Will it rally?

In January, both the National Federation of Independent Business’s optimism index for small businesses and the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index fell to their lowest levels since at least November 2016......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Almost 60% of small businesses launch with less than $25,000

Almost 60 percent of small businesses started with less than $25,0000 and a third started with less than $5,000, a new survey from Kabbage finds, sums that two-thirds of entrepreneurs weren't sure would even be enough start their businesses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 13th, 2019

Lower gasoline prices restrain U.S. consumer inflation

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged for a third straight month in January, leading to the smallest annual increase in inflation in more than 1-1/2 years, which could allow the Federal Reserve to hold interest rates steady for a while......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

U.S. consumer prices were flat in January

Consumer prices rose slightly in January, .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 13th, 2019

Cheaper gasoline restrains U.S. consumer prices

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged for a third straight month in January, leading to the smallest annual increase in inflation in more than 1-1/2 years, which could allow the Federal Reserve to hold interest rates steady for a while......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

Mobile video game players' mindset: They don't consider themselves "gamers," survey finds

According to a survey of 2,000 Americans, they play mobile games an average of four times a week — but nearly two-thirds do not identify as "gam.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 13th, 2019

Economic Report: Inflation flatlines in January thanks to lower gas prices, CPI shows

The cost of consumer goods and services were unchanged in January largely thanks to falling gas prices, another sign that inflation poses little threat to the economy right now......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

In government shutdown aftermath, federal workers still hurting, survey finds

In the aftermath of the government shutdown, a survey from Prudential Financial underscores how vital even one missed paycheck is for many.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 12th, 2019

As government shutdown looms, federal workers still hurting from last lapse, survey finds

As another government shutdown looms, a new survey from Prudential Financial underscores how vital even one missed paycheck is for m.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 12th, 2019