Consumer confidence eased back in November compared with its sharp drop in October, according to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Consumer confidence eased back in November compared with its sharp drop in October, according to IBD/TIPP, whose index slipped to 47.9 from 48.7. It had been 52.5 - over the 50-point that signifies optimism - in September. It's now exactly at its 12-month average.