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Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

Johnson City Press 24 Feb 2021
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 91.3, up from 88.9 in January ... The present situation index, ... The consumer confidence index, which is closely watched by businesses and economists because consumer spending makes up about 70% of U.S.
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Vaccines' progress boosts consumers' outlook in February

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 24 Feb 2021
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index -- with a benchmark of 100 set in 1985 -- rose to 91.3, up from 88.9 in January ... The consumer confidence index, which is closely watched by businesses and economists because consumer spending makes up about 70% of U.S.
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U.S. Post Office moves to electric vehicles and more business news

Times Free Press 24 Feb 2021
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 91.3, up from 88.9 in January. The present situation index, which is ... The consumer confidence index is closely watched by businesses and economists because consumer spending makes up about 70% of U.S.
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European Equities: German GDP Numbers and Day 2 of FED Chair Powell Testimony in Focus

FX Empire 24 Feb 2021
The consumer price index was also on the rise after a 0.3% fall in December, year-on-year ... In February, the CB Consumer Confidence Index rose from 88.9 to 91.3. Economists had forecast an increase to 90.0. According to the February survey, The Present Situation Index rose from 85.5 to 92.0, while the Expectations Index fell from 91.2 to 90.8.
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Consumer confidence rises for second consecutive month

The Nashville Ledger 23 Feb 2021
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 91.3, up from 88.9 in January ... The present situation index, ... The consumer confidence index, which is closely watched by businesses and economists because consumer spending makes up about 70% of U.S.
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Snap back? US consumer confidence rises as COVID cases drop

Al Jazeera 23 Feb 2021
This fits in with economists’ predictions that demand will swing back to services from goods by summer as more Americans get vaccinated, and boost price pressures ... Economists polled by Reuters news agency had forecast the index nudging up to a reading of 90 ... The expectations index ...
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German confidence rises as industry recovers

The Times/The Sunday Times 23 Feb 2021
The ifo Institute, based in Munich, said yesterday that its business climate index had risen from 90.3 to 92.4 last month ... economists’ forecasts of 90.5.Sponsored.
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Consumer confidence rises for 2nd straight month

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 23 Feb 2021
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 91.3, up from 88.9 in January ... The present situation index, ... The consumer confidence index, which is closely watched by businesses and economists because consumer spending makes up about 70% of U.S.
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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 1.4% in January

Johnson City Press 23 Feb 2021
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb.�23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --�American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.4% in January after rising 1.2% in December ... "Over the last four months, the tonnage index has increased a total of 3.3%, which is obviously good news," said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello.
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Ireland holds second place in world food security rankings

The Irish Times 23 Feb 2021
The Global Food Security Index, which is compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on behalf of Corteva, also considers food security in the context of income and economic inequality, gender inequality, and environmental and natural resources inequality ... index’s authors.
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U.S. consumer confidence improves; house prices surge

Metro USA 23 Feb 2021
This fits in with economists’ predictions that demand will swing back to services from goods in the coming months as more Americans get vaccinated ... The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index rose to a reading of 91.3 this month from 88.9 in January. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the index nudging up to a reading of 90.
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Milken Institute: FoCo one of nation’s best economically performing cities

The Tribune Greeley 23 Feb 2021
Greeley and Boulder weighed in as the 43rd and 44th ranked MSAs, respectively, on the 2021 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities index ...Fort Collins also enjoys well-established employer-education linkages that have sustained the regional economy through the COVID-19 pandemic,” Milken economists wrote.
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Milken Institute: Boulder No. 44 in top 50 best economically performing U.S. cities

Daily Camera 23 Feb 2021
Fort Collins is the 12th best performing city in the nation, while Greeley and Boulder weighed in as the 43rd and 44th ranked cities, respectively, on the 2021 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities index. Fort Collins, which jumped nine spots from 2020’s index, “experienced ...
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