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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...

2014-04-17 12:27:34

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Consumer credit in the UK, key trends and opportunities up to 2017http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/europe/united_kingdom/consumer_credit_uk_key_trends_opportunities_2017.htmlSynopsis-- This report provides market analysis, information and insights into the UK consumer credit market-- It provides a breakdown of the different forms of consumer credit in the UK-- It analyses drivers and the...

2014-04-11 04:20:15

BRUSSELS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.4 percent in February, after increasing 0.6 percent in January and remaining unchanged in December. Five of the seven components made positive contributions to the index this month. The index now stands at 109.9 (2004=100). "The U.K. LEI continued to increase in February, with most components contributing positively," said Bert Colijn, Senior Economist at The...

2014-04-09 12:33:33

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Construction Business Confidence Report Q4 2013 Synopsis-- This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from Timetric's exclusive panel of leading construction industry executives-- This report analyzes current economic conditions prevailing across the globe and their impact on the construction industry, and forecasts company and industry growth prospects over the next six...

2014-04-03 08:26:21

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randstad's U.S. Employee Confidence Index rose to a six-month high in March, increasing 3.1 points from February to 57.1. In addition, workers reported the highest level of job security since May 2008, with 77 percent indicating it is unlikely they will lose their positions. These upticks reveal that American workers remain confident with the workplace, the strength of the U.S. economy, job availability, their potential to find jobs and the...

2014-03-21 04:21:50

BRUSSELS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany increased 0.6 percent in January to 108.9 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in December and a 0.5 percent increase in November. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Germany, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.4 percent in January to 108.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in December, and a 0.4...

2014-03-18 23:27:48

StartWire's newly released metrics on job seeker confidence reflect harsh realities of job market on long-term seekers. Lebanon, NH (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 StartWire (http://www.startwire.com) - America’s #1 job search organizer – releases the Job Search Confidence Index (JSCI), showing that job seekers are feeling slightly positive confidence in the New Year with a JSCI of 50.16 for January. The Job Search Confidence Index (JSCI) is a method of tracking the mood of US job seekers...

2014-03-14 08:23:33

BRUSSELS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.7 percent in January, after decreasing 0.1 percent in December and increasing 0.6 percent in November. All seven components made positive contributions to the index this month. The index now stands at 109.6 (2004=100). "January's gain in the LEI suggests the near-term outlook for the economy keeps improving, despite the sideways movement in recent months," said Bert...

2014-03-03 20:20:59

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Consumer Lifestyles in the US After several years of belt-tightening, US consumers appear to be getting ready to open their wallets again in light of the improving economy and rebounding house prices, both of which have boosted consumer confidence. On the other hand, many consumers continue to face obstacles, including high levels of student loan debt, a less-than-robust, albeit...


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