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2014-08-13 04:21:46

BRUSSELS, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany declined 0.1 percent in June to 110.1 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in May, and a 0.2 percent increase in April. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Germany, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.2 percent in June to 108.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent decline in May, and a 0.1 percent increase in...

2014-08-04 12:26:47

Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in July. The index now stands at 120.31, up from 119.92 (an upward revision) in June. This represents a 6.6 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The six-month growth rate in the Employment Trends Index is the strongest in over two years, suggesting solid job growth is likely to continue in the coming months," said Gad Levanon, Director of...

2014-07-10 08:32:00

Lack of consumer confidence is likely to impact brand engagement efforts. NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A consumer study from Radius Global Market Research shows that U.S. consumers have little faith that companies are able to keep their person data safe. The sentiment crosses nearly all industries with consumers saying that the lack of trust will likely affect purchase habits. "Ongoing security breaches have pushed the issue of online security to the top of consumers'...

2014-07-07 12:25:16

Index Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in June. The index now stands at 119.62, up from 119.03 (an upward revision) in May. This represents a 6.3 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The rapid increase in the Employment Trends Index in recent months suggests that strong job growth is likely to continue through the summer," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at...

2014-06-27 23:09:08

A significant decline in the Auto Demand Index, a measure of consumers' purchase intent in the next six months, indicates that new vehicle sales will likely slow down over the coming months. The drop in purchase intent can be attributed to such factors as consumers' financial strains and persistently high gas prices. Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The share of the American car buying public that is planning to buy or lease cars in the near future has dropped by as much as 10%,...

2014-06-24 12:24:05

Index at Highest Level Since January 2008 NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index(®), which had increased in May, improved again in June. The Index now stands at 85.2 (1985=100), up from 82.2 in May. The Present Situation Index increased to 85.1 from 80.3, while the Expectations Index rose to 85.2 from 83.5 in May. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey(®), based on a probability-design random sample, is conducted for The Conference...

2014-06-01 23:01:53

Debt Consolidation USA shares how consumer confidence can have serious effects on a consumer driven US economy. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA shared in an article published last May 30, 2014 how consumer confidence has a direct effect on the US economy. The article titled “Tips When Economic Confidence is Down” explains how one affects the other and shares tips on how to ride out a low confidence on the economy. The article starts off by showing how a recent...

2014-05-27 12:27:47

NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index(®), which had decreased in April, improved moderately in May. The Index now stands at 83.0 (1985=100), up from 81.7 in April. The Present Situation Index increased to 80.4 from 78.5, while the Expectations Index edged up to 84.8 from 83.9 in April. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey(®), based on a probability-design random sample, is conducted for The Conference Board by Nielsen, a leading...

2014-05-15 04:22:02

BRUSSELS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.3 percent in March, after increasing 0.4 percent in February and 0.6 percent in January. Five of the seven components made positive contributions to the index this month. The index now stands at 110.2 (2004=100). "The Leading Economic Index for the U.K. continued to increase in March, suggesting that economic growth is likely to remain strong in the months ahead,"...

2014-05-13 08:23:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rising gas prices during the annual spring transition to summer-blend fuels has finally driven down consumer optimism about the economy, which fell to its lowest level this year. Overall, 41% of consumers say that they are optimistic about the economy, a drop from 44% the month prior, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Lingering poor weather across...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.