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Economic Reports Consumer Confidence

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 23- New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rebounded in October, driven by rising demand for machinery and a range of other equipment, the latest indication of an acceleration in economic growth early in the fourth quarter. The brightening economic outlook received a further boost from other data on Wednesday showing a jump in consumer...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 23- New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rebounded in October, driven by rising demand for machinery and a range of other equipment, the latest indication of an acceleration in economic growth early in the fourth quarter. The brightening economic outlook received a further boost from other data on Wednesday showing a jump in consumer...

  • The University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers said its consumer sentiment index rose to a final reading of 93.8 for November, up from both the preliminary reading of 91.6 earlier in the month and October's final reading of 87.2. Results from November's preliminary survey, issued on Nov. 11, did not reflect consumers' mood shift following the election of...

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    The "Fast Money" traders weigh in on the current state of the consumer, including what may be weakening consumer confidence.

  • *The U.S. Commerce Department issues the first estimate of GDP for the third quarter at 8:30 a.m. ET. *The University of Michigan will release its final reading of the consumer sentiment index, which likely rose to 88.1 in October. *Traders have priced in a mere 8 percent chance of a rate hike at the Fed's November meeting and a 78.3 percent chance of a move in December,...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. home prices rose 5.1 percent in the year to August as home buyers competed for fewer properties, helped by low mortgage interest rates, some wage growth and low unemployment. Sales of existing U.S. homes increased 3.2 percent in September from August, but the number of homes for sale has fallen nearly 7.0 percent from a year ago, the National...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields slipped on Tuesday following a decline in U.S. consumer confidence this month, although the outlook on yields remained upbeat as investors become increasingly convinced the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York took note of...

  • *Europe pushes higher as DAX hits year to date high. Wall Street was set to tick higher with consumer confidence figures due and analysts already tucking into healthy-looking earnings from Procter& Gamble, General Motors and drugs giant Merck, but also a profit downgrade from Caterpillar. Europe had been cheered as Germany's Dax hit its highest level of the year...

  • Dice odds

    A 2017 recession is not impossible, but with improvements in consumer confidence and earnings growth, it is unlikely, one economist said.

  • Linda Wentzel shops for clothing at a Costco Wholesale store in East Peoria, Illinois.

    Economists expected consumer sentiment to hit 92 in October, up from 89.8 in September's final reading, according to Thomson Reuters.

  • 'Not a panda hugger or a dragon basher'

    External scrutiny on the Chinese economy is always high despite Chinese consumers are feeling optimistic, says Marco Polo Pure AM's Mitch Presnick.

  • RBA won't cut rates again any time soon: Economist

    Fundamentals for consumer spending in Australia are solid and the economy looks resilient, says David Bassanese, chief economist at BetaShares Capital.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 4- U.S. holiday sales will increase by 3.6 percent in 2016, more sharply than last year, as a stronger job market and robust household spending have improved consumer sentiment, according to an outlook from the leading retail industry group. The National Retail Federation forecast sales for the last two months of the year at $655.8 billion, excluding...

  • Japan lacks growth engine: Economist

    Slow wage growth has discouraged consumers, meaning the government will need to continue supporting the economy, says Natixis Japan Securities' Kohei Iwahara.

  • Japan Spending

    Japan's unemployment rate is expected to slowly fall below 3 percent which should boost inflation, says Europacifica Consulting's Naomi Fink.

  • Back to school shopping

    A key measure of consumers' attitudes increased in September.

  • Consumer confidence index 104.1 for September

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest reads on consumer confidence and Richmond Fed index for the month of September.

  • *Philippines firms most positive, Singapore least. SEOUL, Sept 21- Sentiment at Asian companies edged up to its highest level in five quarters in July-September, boosted by signs that China's economy is stabilizing and as concerns about Britain's move to exit the European Union recede, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed. "The risks in China look more...

  • Shoppers carry bags while crossing the street near an Apple store in San Francisco.

    A key measure of consumers' attitudes was unchanged this month, edging below expectations, according to preliminary data.