Sept. Consumer Confidence Index: 50.2 vs. 49 expected and 48.5 prior. Present situation 23.9 vs....

|By:, SA News Editor
Sept. Consumer Confidence Index: 50.2 vs. 49 expected and 48.5 prior. Present situation 23.9 vs. 23.3 prior. Expectations 67.8 vs. 65.5 prior. "Consumer confidence, while slightly improved from September levels, is still hovering at historically low levels... Both present and future indicators point toward more of the same in the coming months."