Monthly Archives: May 2011

US AND CANADIAN CONSUMER CONFIDENCE CONTINUES TO INCREASE

The Conference Board of Canada’s Index of Consumer Confidence increased for the sixth consecutive month in August, climbing 5.5 points to 88.4 (2002 = 100). The US Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, after retreating in July, rebounded in August to 54.1, up from 47.4 in July. In February it hit a low in the mid-20′s (1985 = 100), gained to 54.8 in May and went to 49.3 in June. Continue reading …