The consumer confidence index is now at the highest level since it reached 103 in March.Not to brag or anything, but my family may be responsible for this. We bought a minivan a couple of weeks ago, and we bought snacks when we went to see Star Wars.
"Consumer confidence improved in May, gaining back nearly all of the ground it lost in April," said Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board's Consumer Research Center, in a statement.
May 31, 2005
Consumer spending up in May; C-Pol blogmeister takes credit
May 31, Associated Press (excerpt):