US consumer confidence improves in latest week-ABC

NEW YORK, June 1 (BestGrowthStock) – ABC News reported on Tuesday that its weekly
index of U.S. consumer confidence rose in the latest week, although it remains
deep in negative territory.

The ABC Consumer Comfort Index edged up to -44 for the week ended May 30,
from -45 the previous week.

ABC said its index has been below -40 for two years.

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

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NATIONAL PERSONAL BUYING
W/E CCI ECONOMY FINANCES CLIMATE
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5/30 -44 10 48 26
5/23 -45 11 47 25
5/16 -44 12 47 25
5/9 -47 10 45 24
5/2 -47 9 45 25
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 May 30 and has a margin of
error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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US consumer confidence improves in latest week-ABC