The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose sharply from March.
With millions of Americans now vaccinated and eligibility open to just about everyone, consumers have decided things are looking up. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose sharply in April.
The monthly measure of how consumers are feeling about the economy checked in at 121.7, a substantial gain from 109 in March. Much of the overall gain was based on how consumers feel right now.
The Present Situation Index — based on consumers' assessment of current busi...