Consumer Confidence Reaches 16-Month Low in June
Ongoing high levels of inflation continue to negatively impact consumers’ economic...
HIRI Consumer Sentiment Tracking Study
The “Consumer Sentiment Tracking Study,” published quarterly by the Home...
October 2003 Market Watch
The NAHB's quarterly Remodeling Market Index showed positive results. The current market conditions portion of the index gained nearly a point from the second quarter of 2002, while expectations for the future skyrocketed to their most positive level in two years.
Market Watch (September 2003)
A potential roadblock for the economic rebound is the skittishness of consumers in their expectations for the performance of the economy. The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index fell nearly eight points in July.
Remodeling and repair Recently released data from the Department of Commerce confirms the strength of the industry. However, the recently enacted tax cut should provide a boost.