Tag Archives: Consumer Confidence

Be prepared for Economic Reports for April 27, 2011 – Futures Trading News/Trading News/Economic Calendar

Traders should be prepared for ICSC-Goldman Store Sales set to be released at 7:45am ET.  This report is a weekly measurement of comparable store sales at major retail chains.  It is estimated that it accounts for roughly 10% of total sales. Why should you care? – Consumer spending is estimated to account for nearly two-thirds of the… read more

Economic Reports for Tomorrow April 26, 2011 – Trading News, Futures Trading News, Economic Calendar

Traders should be prepared for the following reports for April 26, 2011 – Economic Calendar for April 26, 2011 – FOMC Meeting Begins ICSC-Goldman Store Sales 7:45 AM ET Redbook 8:55 AM ET S&P Case-Shiller HPI 9:00 AM ET Consumer Confidence 10:00 AM ET State Street Investor Confidence Index 10:00 AM ET 4-Week Bill Auction 11:30 AM ET 2-Yr Note Auction… read more

Consumer Confidence 11/30/2010 – Futures News

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer confidence rose in November to its highest level in five months, helped by improving labor market conditions and a jump in the expectations index, according to a private-sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes increased to 54.1… read more

Consumer Confidence – 9:00am, Today!!! – [3/30/2010]

What is Consumer confidence and why should I pay attention? Consumer confidence is the degree of optimism that consumers feel about  the current state of the economy and their personal financial situation. In turn, this is expected to determine spending activities and therefore can serve as an indication of overall economic standings. Higher Consumer Confidence =… read more