American Consumers Might be About to ‘Talk Ourselves Into a Recession.’ Here’s How

Consumers may be starting to sweat it. According to business research group The Conference Board’s monthly report, the consumer confidence index missed expectations and dropped to 121.5 in June–a two-year low from September 2017. The board expected the index to hit 134.1 originally, but bearishly revised last month’s number to 131.3 for June. As a […]