Consumer confidence

This Tuesday, March 21, 2017, photo shows a home with a sale pending in Sewickley, Pa. On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the National Association of Realtors releases its February report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 29, 2017 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its pending home sales index climbed 5.5 percent in February to 112.3, its...
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March 29, 2017 - 1:01 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were listless Wednesday as investors weighed strong U.S. economic reports against uncertainty as Britain readies a formal request to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index was less than 0.1 percent lower at 19,194.20 while South...
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In this Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, photo, a shopper leaves a Talbots store in the Shadyside shopping district of Pittsburgh. On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the Conference Board releases its March index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 28, 2017 - 10:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence climbed to its highest level in more than 16 years, a strong gain for one of President Donald Trump's preferred economic indicators. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 125.6 in March from 116.1 in February, the...
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In this Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, photo, a shopper leaves a Talbots store in the Shadyside shopping district of Pittsburgh. On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the Conference Board releases its March index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 28, 2017 - 10:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence climbed to its highest level in more than 16 years, a strong gain for one of President Donald Trump's preferred economic indicators. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 125.6 in March from 116.1 in February, the...
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