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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: Consumer sentiment slips in April while personal finance outlook hits 15-year high

The University of Michigan said the final reading of its consumer sentiment index in April was 97.2, down a touch from the 98.4 in reading in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2019

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 soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech

Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty on whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in July as has been expected......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 25th, 2019

Housing market sentiment hits a 5-year high: a good omen for sales?

A large-scale survey finds that attitudes towards the housing market are improving. But shrugging off the negative press of 2018 and achieving big gains in sales are two different things......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Trump Approval Rating Hits Two-Year High

President Trump's job approval rating has soared to its highest level in two years, according to the latest Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey.  Fueled by voter optimism about the e.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence hits 6-month high on strong labor market

Consumer confidence surged in May to a six-month high, spurred by a strong labor market, a new survey showed. Higher gas prices and a flareup in trade tensions with China appeared to do little to dampen the optimism of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence hits 6-month high despite China trade tensions, costlier gas

Consumer confidence surged in May to a six-month high, spurred by a strong labor market, a new survey showed. Higher gas prices and a flareup in trade tensions with China appeared to do little to dampen the optimism of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

UMich Sentiment Soars As "Hope" Explodes To 15-Year Highs

After a small dip in April, UMich sentiment was expected to modestly rebound in May but preliminary data shows a huge jump led by a spike in 'hope'. The headline UMich sentiument survey printed at its highest since January .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 17th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer sentiment in May jumps to 15-year high

The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index in May climbed to a reading of 102.4, a 15-year high, from April’s reading of 97.2......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

Economic Report: Home builder confidence hits a 7-month high in May as housing market headwinds ease

A measure of industry sentiment among home builders jumped more than expected, in a possible sign that they may increase their building activity to meet housing market demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

Neutral Sentiment Hits Multi-Year High

Neutral Sentiment Hits Multi-Year High.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaApr 26th, 2019

Economic Report: Home-builder sentiment hits a 6-month high in April as the housing recovery takes hold

A confidence index produced by the homebuilder trade group reached the highest level since October......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

U.S. payrolls report, trade optimism buoy stocks

Global stocks rose to a fresh six-month high on Friday after concerns about an economic slowdown were lessened by U.S. labor market data, while optimism that a trade deal between the United States and China was drawing closer also lifted sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 5th, 2019

U.S. payrolls report, trade optimism lift stocks

Global stocks rose to a fresh six-month high on Friday as U.S. labor market data eased concerns about an economic slowdown, while optimism that a trade deal between the United States and China was drawing closer also lifted sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 5th, 2019

Economic Report: Small-business sentiment drifts down even as tax angst hits 35-year low, NFIB says

The small-business lobby group is still happy about lower taxes but other business concerns helped drag its sentiment index downward in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasurys mixed after 10-year yield hits 7-year peak

Treasury prices put in a mixed performance as investors weigh geopolitical worries and economic data. A day earlier, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to a nearly 7-year high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 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

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

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

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