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

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

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

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

US Household Debt Hits Record $13.5 Trillion As Delinquencies Hit 6 Year High

Total household debt hit a new record hig.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge21 hr. 5 min. ago

Maersk: "Significant Slowdown" Expected In US Freight Volumes Once January Hits

The high numbers of containerized imports coming into the U.S. this year are expected to face a sharp drop in January due to the increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made goods, according to Maersk. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 14th, 2018

Encana option volume hits year high as shares touch year lows

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 13th, 2018

Small business optimism dips slightly, remains in record territory

Small business optimism is slowly retreating from all-time highs posted in August, but the National Federation of Independent Business sees continued economic and employment growth through the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 13th, 2018

US 2-year Treasury Yield Hits New High on Staunch Fed Policies

Committee keeps federal funds rate between 2% and 2.25%Check out Warren Buffe.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 9th, 2018