Nielsen

Caution - Fiscal Cliff Ahead

Consumer Confidence Falls Again in December

The fiscal cliff appears to be dragging down consumer confidence. The Consumer Confidence Index, a monthly survey by The Conference Board, dropped to 65.1 in December, down from 71.5 in November. The December numbers represent a four-month low in consumer confidence. Consumers are less optimistic about the future. The percentage of consumers expecting business conditions to improve over the