US consumer confidence improves slightly – ABC

NEW YORK, May 4 (BestGrowthStock) – ABC News reported on Tuesday
that its weekly index of U.S. consumer confidence was up
in the latest week, but remains deep in negative territory.

The ABC Consumer Comfort Index rose to -47 for the week
ended May 2, from -49 the previous week.

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

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 seen positive territory since March 2007.

——POSITIVE VIEWS ON——-

NATIONAL PERSONAL BUYING
W/E CCI ECONOMY FINANCES CLIMATE
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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 2 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3
percentage points.

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

US consumer confidence improves slightly – ABC