. In two separate reports released today, both manufacturing and consumer confidence are slipping in America. In a report from the Federal Reserve Bank Of Richmond’s report on manufacturing in the Central Atlantic region: Manufacturing activity in the central Atlantic region contracted at a less pronounced rate this month, after deteriorating in July, according to [...]
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Index Retreats after Two Months of Large Gains NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 — The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® , which had increased in December, retreated in January. The Index now stands at 61.1 (1985=100), down from 64.8 in December. The Present Situation Index declined to 38.4 from 46.5. The Expectations Index edged down to 76.2 from [...]