WUFT News

Consumer confidence unchanged from a month ago

By on November 29th, 2011

Florida’s consumer confidence remains the same this month compared to last month. The Consumer Confidence Index, a survey that asks people how they feel about the economy and buying things, remained at 65 points. University of Florida Survey Director Chris McCarty says while the numbers remained level, they are still low.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

McCarty says although people think the current economic situation is poor, they are optimistic for the future.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

McCarty says holiday sales help a little.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

McCarty adds the survey also revealed a perception that now is the time to buy big-ticket consumer items.


This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.
 

More Stories in Uncategorized

Screen Shot 2014-12-12 at 3.43.41 PM

UF Women’s Track Team Volunteers At Homeless Shelter

Members of the University of Florida women’s track team helped serve food at St. Francis’ homeless shelter.


Afternoon News in 90: Dec. 5, 2014

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.


Screen Shot 2014-12-05 at 2.02.48 PM

City Provides Funds To Staff Grace Marketplace Pavilion

Funding from the City of Gainesville will allow a pavilion at the Grace Marketplace facility to remain open for one more month.


Students Run Colored in Orange and Blue

Clouds of orange and blue cornstarch rained down on more than 1,000 University of Florida students and some members of the Gainesville community as they ran through Fraternity Row, leaving Flavet Field behind them. The runners participated in the second annual […]


Feb. 11, 2014: Morning News in 90

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.


Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments