The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rises to -33.1 from -34.4 last week, and from the...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rises to -33.1 from -34.4 last week, and from the mid-August low of -47.4. Things aren't great when this is a good stat: For the first time in almost 5 years, fewer than 8 in 10 Americans now rate the economy negatively.