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Manufacturing & The Economy

Consumer Confidence Level Highest Since 2000

Consumer confidence improved to its highest level since 2000 after a smaller increase in January. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased in February to 130.8, up from 124.3 in January. The Present Situation Index increased from 154.7 to 162.4, while the Expectations Index improved from 104.0 last month to 109.7 this month.

Those saying business conditions are “good” increased slightly from 35.0% to 35.8%, while those saying business conditions are “bad” decreased from 13.0% to 10.8%. 

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