4 Confidence Charts – December 2011

Here are four charts reflecting confidence survey readings.  These are from the SentimenTrader.com site. I find these charts valuable as they provide a long-term history of each survey, which is rare. Each survey chart is plotted in blue, below the S&P500: (click on each chart to enlarge image) Conference Board Consumer Confidence, last updated 12-27-11: – … Read more 4 Confidence Charts – December 2011

Confidence Surveys – Another View

In yesterday’s post (“4 Confidence Charts – August 2011“) I displayed four charts indicating various long-term consumer and small business confidence readings as compared to the S&P500. Doug Short had a blog post of August 30 (“Conference Board:  Consumer Confidence Does a Cliff Dive“) in which he presents the Conference Board and University of Michigan … Read more Confidence Surveys – Another View

4 Confidence Charts – August 2011

Here are four charts reflecting confidence survey readings.  These are from the SentimenTrader.com site. I find these charts valuable as they provide a long-term history of each survey, which is rare. Each survey chart is plotted in blue, below the S&P500: (click on each chart to enlarge image) Conference Board Consumer Confidence, last updated 8-30-11: – … Read more 4 Confidence Charts – August 2011

4 Confidence Charts – June 2011

Here are four charts reflecting confidence survey readings.  These are from the SentimenTrader.com site. I find these charts valuable as they provide a long-term history of each survey, which is rare. Each survey chart is plotted in blue, below the S&P500: (click on each chart to enlarge image) Conference Board Consumer Confidence, last updated 5-30-11: – … Read more 4 Confidence Charts – June 2011

4 Confidence Charts – March 2011

Here are four charts reflecting confidence survey readings.  These are from the SentimenTrader.com site. I find these charts valuable as they provide a long-term history of each survey, which is rare. Each survey chart is plotted in blue, below the S&P500: (click on each chart to enlarge image) Conference Board Consumer Confidence, last updated 2-22-11: … Read more 4 Confidence Charts – March 2011

Gallup Economic Surveys – Comments

Gallup has a variety of economic surveys that I find interesting. Here are charts of three that I find especially noteworthy: – Americans’ Standard of Living Optimism: (reported November 5, 2010) – U.S. Economic Confidence (reported November 9, 2010) – U.S. Consumer Spending (reported November 11, 2010) – At each link, details of each survey … Read more Gallup Economic Surveys – Comments

S&P500 Vs. Consumer Confidence

The following commentary and chart is excerpted from the October 14, 2010 ContraryInvestor.com commentary.  I find it interesting in a variety of different ways, and it raises a lot of questions with regard to the stock market, consumer confidence, QE1, and QE2… _____ “We have not touched on consumer confidence for a good while, but … Read more S&P500 Vs. Consumer Confidence

4 Confidence Charts – October 2010

Here are four charts reflecting confidence survey readings.  These are from the SentimenTrader.com site. I find these charts valuable as they provide a long-term history of each survey, which is rare. Each survey chart is plotted in blue, below the S&P500: (click on each chart to enlarge image) Conference Board Consumer Confidence, last updated 9-28-10: … Read more 4 Confidence Charts – October 2010

4 Confidence Charts

Here are four charts reflecting confidence survey readings.  These are from the SentimenTrader.com site. I find these charts valuable as they provide a long-term history of each survey, which is rare. Each survey chart is plotted in blue, below the S&P500: (click on each chart to enlarge image) Conference Board Consumer Confidence, last updated 6-29-10: … Read more 4 Confidence Charts

Four Confidence Survey Charts

Here are four charts reflecting confidence from the SentimenTrader.com site.  They provide a longer-term historical timeframe, which I have found to be rare. Here are the charts.  Each is plotted vs. the S&P500: Conference Board Consumer Confidence, last updated 4/27/10: University of Michigan Consumer Confidence, last updated 4/16/10: ABC News Consumer Comfort Index, last updated … Read more Four Confidence Survey Charts