US consumer confidence matches 2010 low – ABC

NEW YORK, April 20 (BestGrowthStock) – ABC News reported on Tuesday
that its weekly index of U.S. consumer confidence fell in the
latest week, tying the low for 2010.

The ABC Consumer Comfort Index fell to -50 for the week
ended April 19, from -47 the previous week. This matches the
year’s low, first reached on Feb. 21, 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 seen positive territory since March 2007.

——POSITIVE VIEWS ON——-

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

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US consumer confidence matches 2010 low – ABC