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119 words • intermediate • 4 years, 1 month ago
"The preliminary reading on consumer confidence from the University of Michigan is set for release at 9:55 am ET. Expectations are for the report to show consumer confidence coming in at 87.5, up from October's 86.9 final reading. The latest read on c..."
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113 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"Janet, you have a problem... If soaring home prices and record high stocks won't spike consumer confidence, what will? While the 'Present Situation' index rose modestly to 118.3 (from 116.6), the 'Expectations' index dropped to 83.3 from 84.6 (inch..."
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172 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Consumer confidence has cooled off. The final reading on consumer confidence in July from the University of Michigan came in at 93.1, worse than expected and down 3 points from last month. Expectations werefor the reading to come in at 94, better tha..."

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196 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Finland's business confidence improved slightly in June, after falling in the previous two months, figures from the Confederation of Finnish Industries or EK showed Monday. The manufacturing confidence index rose to -8 in June from -11 in May. Howev..."

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218 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
business
"China’s economic slowdown, geopolitical tensions in the European neighbourhood and implications of the refugee crisis have contributed to a downturn in business confidence in Europe’s advertising and marketing industry, a new report has found . ..."

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424 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Getty Images Fiscal belt tightening tends to weaken confidence in the private sector, according to a paper published Tuesday by the European Central Bank, although those effects can be mitigated by focusing consolidation on spending rather than tax..."

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144 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"A gauge of SME confidence by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (MKIK) Economy and Business Research Institute (GVI) fell to 21 points in July compared to 24 points in April.The index dropped on worsening expectations, especially for ..."

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99 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"After July's disappointing drop in UMich Consumer Confidence, August did not help. Printing 91.9, below expectations of 93.0, UMich is hovering at the 2015 lows. Both current and future sub-indices dropped with hope falling to its lowest since 2014 (..."
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447 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Indians most optimistic in Asia Pacific region The highest levels of optimism were seen in the cities of New Delhi and Bangalore Strategist Team  September 7, 2015 Last Updated at 00:06 IST email this article http://mybs.in/2S0QpH8 India is the..."

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372 words • intermediate • 3 years, 11 months ago
"Age might bring wisdom, but it doesn't do much for financial confidence. At least not until you reach your 60s. New research from LearnVest finds that people in their early 20s and late 60s feel the most confident about their money, while people ages..."
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"Germany's businesses are getting more confident, according to data just out from the IFO institute. The institutes's overall confidence figure jumped to 104.7 from 103.2, with 100 representing the long-term average for Germany. That's a welcome relie..."

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341 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Petrol, dollar give confidence a boost National Breaking News Business Business Date March 15, 2016 - 12:02PM (1) Twitter The strong dollar and falling fuel prices have helped push consumer confidence to its highest level in 14 months. The ANZ-Roy..."
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190 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
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"Business confidence has plunged to the lowest point since the global financial crisis with key sectors such as manufacturing extremely gloomy about the future, Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. "According to NZIER’s Quarterly S..."

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206 words • intermediate • 3 years, 8 months ago
"The European Commission just confirmed the strongest consumer confidence in the eurozone since mid-2007. As measured by the EC, the confidence index rose to -3.7, from -6.7 in February. Those are the best readings seen since mid-2007. Consumer confid..."
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240 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"UK freelancers reported a significant increase in confidence in their business performance and the UK economy across October to December 2015, according to a survey conducted by by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (I..."

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202 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Home » business » Business confidence declines in February Business confidence declines in February The Nation March 7, 2016 4:20 pm Thai business sentiment index in February continued to decline from the previous month, but businesses were opti..."
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253 words • intermediate • 2 years, 6 months ago
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"Business confidence in Yorkshire slumped during the last quarter and has not recovered since, according to the latest ICAEW/Grant Thornton Business Confidence Monitor. The report said the threat of steel plant closures across the region is likely to..."

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136 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"The Conference Board's latest reporton consumer confidence is set for release at 10:00 a.m. ET. Economists estimate an index print of 97.5, down from 101.5 in August. In last month's report, the Conference Board noted that consumer confidence was boo..."

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267 words • intermediate • 3 years, 11 months ago
"Investor confidence that the US will avoid a stock market crash in the next six months has dropped dramatically since last spring. The Yale School of Management publishes a monthly Crash Confidence Index. The index shows the proportion of investors w..."

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143 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Bertelsmann says confident for full year after 'gratifying' Q1 11th May 2016, 0 comments German publishing and media giant Bertelsmann on Wednesday expressed confidence for its full-year targets after achieving a "gratifying" first quarter. "Berte..."

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