Friday, March 13, 2020

Consumer confidence sinks as coronavirus spreads

The Hill
Consumer confidence has plummeted alongside increasing fears about the spread of the coronavirus, according to new figures released Thursday.

Since the beginning of the year, Morning Consult's consumer sentiment index is down 3.72 percent, with much of that decline since the coronavirus began spreading domestically in late February. The index is down 0.6 percent from Wednesday.. . . more