- The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rises to -29.4 from -30.9 last week - the first time above -30 in ten weeks. It's the fifth gain in the last six weeks - maybe a welcome trend for retailers in the holiday season.
- Expectations improve as well, but still more say the economy is getting worse (37%) vs. those seeing improvement (26%).
Consumer Comfort Index rises above -30
Dec 19 2013, 09:52 ET