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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...

2014-01-21 23:29:18

TechnoMetrica's Auto Demand Index, a measure of consumers' purchase intent in the next six months, gained six points or 7.3% to 88 in January. TechnoMetrica analysts forecast that auto sales will continue their robust growth in the coming months, despite persistent consumer pessimism. Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Increased purchase intent and the gradual improvement in consumer confidence over the last few months are likely to add more fuel to the already sizzling fire of...

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...

2014-01-13 12:23:51

Fifth Increase in the Past Six Months NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in December. The index now stands at 115.76, up from 115.72 (an upward revision) in November. The ETI figure for December is 5.2 percent higher than a year ago. "Despite the disappointing job numbers for December, the improvement in the Employment Trends Index is signaling solid employment growth in the months ahead," said Gad Levanon, Director of...

2013-12-19 23:20:44

Though American consumers remain pessimistic about the general economy, they are bullish when it comes to new auto purchases -- driven by generous incentives and exciting car models. The average age of current vehicles is also helping boost sales. Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Neither a slight decline in purchase intent nor continued pessimism among consumers regarding the economy is likely to dampen growing momentum in new vehicle sales, according to the latest reading of the...

2013-11-04 23:24:19

For the fourth year in a row, the November poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) website revealed that the overwhelming majority of consumers intend to either spend less than the previous year or nothing at all on holiday purchases. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 For the fourth year in a row, the November poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) website revealed that the overwhelming majority of consumers intend to either...


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