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2014-01-28 12:24:18

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index(®), which had rebounded in December, increased again in January. The Index now stands at 80.7 (1985=100), up from 77.5 in December. The Present Situation Index increased to 79.1 from 75.3. The Expectations Index increased to 81.8 from 79.0 last month. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey(®), based on a probability-design random sample, is conducted for The Conference Board by Nielsen, a...

2014-01-23 04:20:51

BRUSSELS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany increased 0.6 percent in November to 108.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in October, and a 0.2 percent decline in September. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Germany, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.3 percent in November to 107.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in October, and no change...

2014-01-22 20:21:09

BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for China increased 0.4 percent in December. The index stands at 278.8 (2004 = 100), following a 1.3 percent increase in November and a 0.8 percent increase in October. Two of the six components contributed positively to the index in December. Says Andrew Polk, resident economist at The Conference Board China Center in Beijing: "The China LEI decelerated sharply in December, posting its...

2014-01-17 08:22:12

NEW DELHI, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- * There is a slight improvement in confidence level of corporate India, shows the latest survey * 88 per cent of the respondents expect the overall economic situation to improve or remain same in the January-March quarter * Around three quarters of the 500 Indian CEOs/CFOs surveyed say overall economic conditions have largely remained same in the October-December quarter over the preceding quarter First the good...

2014-01-17 08:21:46

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )for Brazil, together with Fundacao Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), increased 0.9 percent in December. The index now stands at 127.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent decline in November and a 0.1 increase in October. Five of the eight components contributed positively to the index in December. "Strengthened expectations in the manufacturing and services sectors, coupled with a...

2014-01-15 16:20:56

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the new year begins, consumers are feeling better about the economy than they have since last summer, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Though most consumers still say that they are pessimistic about the economy, 43% of consumers say that they are optimistic about the economy, the highest level of optimism since July 2013. The rise in optimism is...

2014-01-13 23:03:18

Accelerated economic growth will reduce unemployment and boost wages and as a result, consumer confidence and spending will increase, leading to higher demand for home furnishings. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Home Furnishing Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 In the five years to 2013, the Home Furnishings Stores industry's revenue growth almost stagnated as deteriorating...

2013-11-27 23:19:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Construction Industry: Business Outlook Survey of Senior Executives 2013–2014. London (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Synopsis •The report provides data and analysis of senior executive procurement and marketing expenditure intentions and developments within the global construction industry •The report identifies and analyzes the important criteria for supplier selection and the current and future procurement objectives...


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