US consumer confidence hovers near 2010 low – ABC

NEW YORK, April 27 (BestGrowthStock) – ABC News reported on Tuesday
its weekly index of U.S. consumer confidence improved slightly
in the latest week, but remains near the year’s low.

The ABC Consumer Comfort Index rose to -49 for the week
ended April 25, from -50 the previous week, which was the low
for 2010.

The index hit its all-time low of -54 in the week to Dec.
1, 2008, and then again in the week to Jan. 25, 2009, and has
not been in positive territory since March 2007.

——POSITIVE VIEWS ON——-

NATIONAL PERSONAL BUYING
W/E CCI ECONOMY FINANCES CLIMATE
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4/25 -49 9 44 24
4/19 -50 8 43 24
4/11 -47 8 47 25
4/2 -43 10 47 28
3/28 -45 9 46 28
3/21 -44 8 47 29
3/14 -43 10 46 29
3/7 -49 8 44 25
2/28 -49 8 44 24
2/21 -50 8 43 24
2/14 -49 8 44 24
2/7 -48 8 47 23
1/31 -49 9 45 22
1/24 -48 8 47 23
1/17 -49 9 45 23
1/10 -47 9 46 24
1/3 -41 9 51 28

The ABC News consumer confidence survey was based on a
sample of about 1,000 interviews conducted in the four weeks
ending April 25 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3
percentage points.

(U.S. Treasury desk; Tel: 646-223-6300)

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US consumer confidence hovers near 2010 low – ABC