The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index is essentially unchanged at -32.1 this week. This compares...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index is essentially unchanged at -32.1 this week. This compares to a range of -41 to -48 in each Christmas week from 2008-2011. Those who rate the economy negatively slipped under 80% for just the 2nd time since March 2008. With housing improving, the CCI among homeowners rose to -26.1, the highest level in nearly 5 years.