UMich Sentiment Soars As Economic Optimism Hits 14 Year High

Led by a jump in both current conditions and consumer expectations, University of Michigan's Sentiment Survey jumped from 96.2 to 100.8, handily beating expectations of a 96.6 print, and the second highest level since.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Small-business sentiment retreats from 45-year high, NFIB says

The National Federation for Independent Business said its monthly optimism index ticked down in September after hitting its highest level ever in August......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2018

Gold hits 10-month peak on growth worries; dollar dips

Gold prices rose to a 10-month high on Tuesday as concerns over a global economic slowdown spurred a safe-haven bid and were also supported by a weaker U.S. dollar, which fell on optimism for a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2019

Gold hits 10-month peak on growth worries; dollar slips

Gold prices rose to a 10-month high on Tuesday as concerns over a global economic slowdown spurred a safe-haven bid and were also supported by a weaker U.S. dollar, which fell on optimism for a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2019

Americans’ financial optimism hits 16-year high — despite reasons to feel otherwise

69% expect their financial situation to improve over the next year.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

UK pay growth hits fresh 10-year high as employment soars amid Brexit uncertainty


Category: videoSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2019

December Sentiment Index Rises, Full-Year Index Hits 18-Year High

Consumer sentiment in December rose year over year and month over month. Expectations for the future slipped a bit, but consumers remained positive on the current state of the U.S. economy......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 21st, 2018

Economic Report: Home builder confidence hits 3½ year low as housing crunch worsens

A measure of home builder sentiment touched its lowest in more than three years as housing market headwinds gathered steam, and the industry group that compiles the tracker blamed rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade deficit hits 10-year high as Americans snap up imports and China shuns soybeans

The trade deficit rose 1.7% in October to a 10-year high amid a record shortfall with China, keeping the U.S. on pace to record the largest gap in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans are the most confident in the economy in 18 years despite stock slump

Americans’ confidence in the U.S. economy stood at an 18-year high in October, suggesting the recent slump in the stock market has not dimmed their optimism......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

US Spending On Interest Hits All Time High As Budget Deficit In Trump"s First Year Soars To $779 Billion

One month ago we already knew that the U.S. budget deficit for the 2018 fiscal year - Trump's first full year in office - would be jarring after the August defi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 15th, 2018

4 Stocks to Buy as Consumer Confidence Hits 18-Year High

Strong consumer spending should help to sustain economic growth in the remainder of 2.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 28th, 2018

UMich Confidence Bounces Led By Low-Income Optimism At 18 Year Highs

The final prints for UMich September data was slightly weaker than the preliminary prints but hope and current conditions did bounce MoM and did the headline. Consumer sentiment remained .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 28th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Confidence Hits 18-Year High

Consumer confidence hit a new 18-year high in September, as robust job growth and a strong economic outlook bolstered Americans’ expectations for the future......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 25th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans bullish on economy toward end of summer, consumer sentiment shows

The confidence of Americans in the U.S. economy and their own well-being rose toward the end of summer and stood near a 14-year high, according to a survey of consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

August Small Business Optimism Hits Record High

Small business owners are more optimistic than ever. The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported Tuesday morning the highest optimism reading in the 45-year history of the group's........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 11th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer inflation hits 6-year high, CPI shows

A yardstick of consumer prices known as CPI shows that inflation rose in June to the highest yearly rate since 2012, reflecting a U.S. economy that’s running hotter than anytime since the Great Recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Housing Starts Hits 11-Year High: 3 Real Estate Funds to Buy

A steady increase in home construction due to robust economic conditions and establishment of newer housing apartments boded w.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 21st, 2018

Economic Report: Small-business optimism jumps to 34-year high, NFIB says

The National Federation of Independent Business small-business optimism index rose 3 points in May to a reading of 107.8, its second-highest level in 45 years and strongest of the recovery......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Small Business Euphoric About Trump As Optimism Soars To 34 Year High

The May Small Business Optimism Index increased to the second highest level in the NFIB survey's 45-year history, rising to 107.8 from 104.8, the highest lev.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index hits 6-month high on trade optimism

The U.S. dollar surged anew on Monday, with a key dollar index at its best level since late last year, as investors cheered signs of easing trade tensions between U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018