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The Economy Is Trump’s Newest Branding Endeavor

Like he did with polls, Trump has cherry-picked economic data. The Consumer Confidence Index did not suddenly rise after Trump’s election; it has trended upward since bottoming out shortly after the 2008 economic collapse. Its first major increase came shortly after the inauguration of President Barack Obama, and also rose similarly after his re-election in 2012

January 1, 2017

U.S. Consumer Confidence Bounces Back In December

Washington (AFP) – U.S. consumers turned sharply more confident about the economy and the job market in December, rebounding from a two-month downturn, The Conference Board reported Tuesday. The Conference Board consumer confidence index rose to 78.1 from an upwardly revised 72.0 in November. The October index plunged to 72.4 amid the 16-day government shutdown, […]

December 31, 2013