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March 27, 2012

The Conference Board said that its Consumer Confidence Index pulled back slightly in March, to 70.2, down from 71.6 in February.

New York -- The Conference Board said Tuesday that its Consumer Confidence Index pulled back slightly in March, to 70.2, down from 71.6 in February.

"Consumer Confidence pulled back slightly in March, after rising sharply in February,” said Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center. “The moderate decline was due solely to a less favorable short-term outlook, while consumers’ assessment of current conditions, on the other hand, continued to improve.”

April 26, 2011

Consumer confidence recovered somewhat in April, though the impact of rising gasoline prices is still evident, according to data released Tuesday by the Conference Board.

New York City -- Consumer confidence recovered somewhat in April, though the impact of rising gasoline prices is still evident, according to data released Tuesday by the Conference Board.

The confidence index hit 65.4 in April, from an upwardly revised 63.8 in March. The reading is still below the 72.0 mark of February.

September 27, 2010

Consumer confidence fell in September to the lowest level in seven months as Americans became...

December 26, 2007

Washington U.S. consumer confidence rose slightly in December due to an increase in short-term expectations,...

November 29, 2005

New York City, ...

November 29, 2005

New York City, ...