146 days ago • Posted by Martin Boujol

Consumer confidence vs. expectations vs. present conditions

It seems that the US population was pleasantly surprised for the past 5 years, with economics conditions that exceeded both their confidence and expectations. Economic conditions did go down again, but we're still on a higher level than in the period after the 2007-2008 financial crisis.

Source: Oxford Economics, Haver Analytics, the Conference Board

The conference board consumer confidence index