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Latest Research Center Items
Consumers' confidence in August dropped almost 15 points to the lowest level since April 2009 as worries about the economy fueled the wildest stock market swings since the financial meltdown in 2008.
Americans are concerned about retaliatory terrorist attacks following Osama bin Laden's death but also have more confidence in President Obama's leadership as commander in chief, according to three polls taken after American forces killed the terror leader Sunday in Pakistan.
Shoppers' worries about juggling rising gas and food prices and other household costs pushed the Consumer Confidence Index down sharply in March.
Americans' confidence in the economy rose to a five-month high in November amid more hopeful signs.
Americans' confidence in the economy improved slightly in August, but the mood is still gloomy amid job worries, according to a monthly survey.