Economic Snapshot: Consumer confidence rises to 15-year high

Consumer confidence is up again this month, now at its highest level in 15 years. Consumer confidence The Consumer Confidence Index posted another gain in December after a considerable increase in November. The index now stands at 113.7, up from 109.4 last month. The Expectations Index jumped from 94.4 to 105.5 but the Present Situation …
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Economic Snapshot: Builder confidence at 11-year high

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) surged in September, rising to its highest level since before the housing market crash. And while housing starts were down this month, they are still up year over year. Housing Market Index Builder confidence jumped six points to 65 in September, up from a …
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Economic Snapshot: Consumer confidence at 11-month high

Consumer confidence, which had decreased slightly in July, increased in August by almost five points – from 96.7 to 101.1. This is the index’s highest reading since September 2015. The Present Situation Index jumped from 118.8 to 123.0 and the Expectations Index rose from 82.0 to 86.4. Consumers stating business conditions are “good” increased from …
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Economic Snapshot: Pending home sales reach eight-year high

We have plenty of great economic news to share ahead of the July 4th weekend, including record numbers in pending home sales, a return to 2014 numbers for the ADP employment report and declines in unemployment. Pending home sales  Pending home sales rose 0.9 percent to 112.6 in May, an increase from the slight downward revision of […]
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Consumer sentiment drops from January high

After hitting an 11-year high in January, consumer sentiment was down slightly in February, according to the Reuters/University of Michigan Survey of Consumers. The 95.4 mark was lower than January’s 98.1, but higher than the preliminary February number of 93.6 released earlier this month. Consumer sentiment is still higher than it has been since before […]
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Nautique hosts high schools students for National Manufacturing Day

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today Nautique hosted students from Central Florida High Schools as part of National Manufacturing Day. National Manufacturing Day is celebrated throughout the United States with events hosted by numerous manufacturing companies with a primary goal of sharing manufacturing career opportunities with students. Nautique partnered on this event with several local manufacturing organizations including […]
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