There have been significant improvements throughout the national housing market over the last year and that in turn has led many Americans to start feeling better about its chances for continued improvements over the course of 2013. Today, 50 percent of Americans say that they believe the housing market will continue improving this year, according to… Read More
The economy has been improving for some time, albeit slowly. There has likewise been a slow but steady uptick in consumers’ positive feelings about both the broad recovery and their personal standings. This month, Americans feel that their personal financial situations are in the best shape they’ve seen in the last five years, according to… Read More
Paul Kedrosky of Infectious Greed ran this graph of consumer sentiment from 1978 to the present. Are we crawling out of a hole, or is this just a blip before another dip? Share your thoughts in the comments.