Economic sentiment continues upswing into July 4 holiday weekend

Economic sentiment increased again over the past two weeks, reaching its highest level since mid-March. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) rose 0.6 points to 35.3. Click to view image. Two of the ESI’s five indicators increased over the past two weeks. Confidence in the overall U.S. economy increased the most, rising 2.5 points to… Continue reading Economic sentiment continues upswing into July 4 holiday weekend

Economic sentiment continues its June rally

Economic sentiment increased again over the past two weeks, continuing its rally from the beginning of the month. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) rose 1.2 points to 34.7. Click to view image. All of the ESI’s five indicators increased over the past two weeks. Confidence in the overall U.S. economy increased the most, rising… Continue reading Economic sentiment continues its June rally

Economic sentiment sees largest increase since March

Economic sentiment increased over the last two weeks, breaking the downward trend observed over the last three cycles. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) rose 0.9 points to 33.5. Click to view image. Four of the ESI’s five indicators increased over the past two weeks. Confidence in finding a new job increased the most, rising… Continue reading Economic sentiment sees largest increase since March

Economic sentiment falls for third consecutive reading

Economic sentiment decreased over the last two weeks, reaching its lowest point so far in 2024. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) fell 0.4 points to 32.6. Click to view image. Three of the ESI’s five indicators decreased over the past two weeks. Confidence in finding a new job decreased the most, falling 2.3 points… Continue reading Economic sentiment falls for third consecutive reading

Economic sentiment continues its downward trend to start May

Economic sentiment decreased over the last two weeks, continuing the ongoing downward trend observed since the start of the year. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) decreased 1.4 points over the last two weeks, to 33.0. Click to view image. Four of the ESI’s five indicators decreased over the past two weeks. Confidence in the… Continue reading Economic sentiment continues its downward trend to start May

Economic sentiment slightly increases following last period’s large decrease

Economic sentiment slightly increased over the last two weeks following last period’s large decrease. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) rose 0.3 points over the last two weeks, to 34.4. Click to view image. Three of the ESI’s five indicators increased over the past two weeks. Confidence in the overall U.S. economy increased the most,… Continue reading Economic sentiment slightly increases following last period’s large decrease

Economic sentiment posts its largest single-period decrease in over a year

Economic sentiment decreased over the last two weeks, posting its largest single-period decrease in over a year. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) dropped 1.8 points over the last two weeks to 34.1. Click to view image. Four of the ESI’s five indicators decreased over the past two weeks. Confidence in finding a new job… Continue reading Economic sentiment posts its largest single-period decrease in over a year

Economic sentiment posts its largest increase in weeks

Economic sentiment increased over the last two weeks, rising for the first time since mid-February and registering its largest increase since mid-January. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) increased 1.4 points over the last two weeks to 35.9. Click to view image. Four of the ESI’s five indicators increased over the past two weeks. Confidence… Continue reading Economic sentiment posts its largest increase in weeks

Economic sentiment dips to its lowest point this year

Economic sentiment decreased over the last two weeks, falling for the third consecutive reading to its lowest point since December. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) decreased 1.2 points over the last two weeks to 34.5. Click to view image. Four of the ESI’s five indicators decreased over the past two weeks. Confidence in personal… Continue reading Economic sentiment dips to its lowest point this year

Economic sentiment falls to its lowest point since early January

Economic sentiment decreased over the last two weeks, falling to its lowest point since the first week of January. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) decreased 1.4 points over the last two weeks to 35.7. Click to view image. Four of the ESI’s five indicators decreased over the past two weeks. Confidence in the overall… Continue reading Economic sentiment falls to its lowest point since early January