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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index

Consumer Index trending down

NEW YORK — The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index decreased in December, following a modest decline in November. The Index now stands at 128.1 (1985=100), down from 136.4 in November. The Present Situation Index — based on consumers’ assessment of current business and labor market conditions — declined slightly, from 172.7 to 171.6. The Expectations