You’re Not a Confident Consumer

What: A new report has come out that suggests shoppers aren’t as optimistic about the economy as originally hoped. While consumer confidence was steadily going up in March, April, and May, it’s now dropped again. This surprised all the forecasters out there, and has everyone worrying that retail sales will take another beating for the remainder of the summer.

What They Say:

Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center, said in a statement that the decline in consumers’ current view