Items Tagged with 'Nielsen'


  • Americans say labor market is getting worse

    Still optimistic about short-term future
    Following hurricanes Harvey and Irma, consumer confidence continues to fall, and Americans are now saying the labor market is getting worse. However, the good news is the outlook for the short-term was more positive in September from the previous month.
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  • Consumer confidence slips lower in April

    Americans less optimistic about the future
    Consumer confidence slipped in April as Americans waivered in their future expectations. The Conference Board by Nielsen explains less consumers are saying business conditions are good and more expected the number of jobs on the market to drop in the coming months.
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  • Consumer confidence surges to 16-year high

    Expressed optimism for short-term business outlook
    Consumer confidence surged in March to its highest level since 2000, following the optimism seen in other parts of the housing market. Consumers are more optimistic about every area of the economy including the labor market, current and future economic conditions.
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  • Consumer confidence retreats in January

    Surveys show conflicting results
    A survey conducted by The Conference Board by Nielsen shows that Americans are less confident in the economy in January. However, other measures of consumer confidence disagree with that notion. Americans are more confident in their present situation, but less optimistic about the future.
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  • Consumer confidence now back to pre-recession levels

    Americans feel better about present and future situation
    The elections and even the time leading up to the presidential elections brought a new wave of consumer confidence. In fact, consumers are now back at pre-recession levels when it comes to their confidence in the economy – both for their present situation and future expectations.
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  • Consumer confidence tumbles in October

    Many say business conditions are bad
    After hitting post-recession highs in September, consumer confidence dropped in October. According to one economist, the upcoming elections could be putting many consumers slightly on edge. Here’s more about where Americans say the economy sits, and where it’s headed.
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