US consumer confidence index -44 in latest week-ABC

NEW YORK, Aug 24 (BestGrowthStock) – ABC News reported on Tuesday
that its weekly index of U.S. consumer confidence rose in the
latest week, though it remains deeply negative.

The ABC Consumer Comfort Index rose to -44 for the
week ended Aug. 22 from -45 in the previous week.

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

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NATIONAL PERSONAL BUYING
W/E CCI ECONOMY FINANCES CLIMATE
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8/22 -44 11 46 27
8/15 -45 10 46 26
8/8 -47 10 45 25
8/1 -50 8 43 24
7/25 -48 10 43 25
7/18 -45 11 45 26
7/11 -44 11 45 28
7/3 -42 12 47 28
6/27 -41 12 47 29
6/20 -43 10 48 28
6/13 -45 10 46 26
6/6 -43 12 47 26
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

The ABC News consumer confidence survey was based on a
sample of about 1,000 interviews conducted in the four weeks
ending Aug. 22 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3
percentage points.

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

US consumer confidence index -44 in latest week-ABC